Jefferson County School District

Jefferson County School District's state funding for the 2018-2019 school year is $700,734 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $239,905,990.

This is the 11th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Jefferson County School District have been shorted a total of $7,233,088. During this same period, Mississippi raised its academic standards significantly; public schools must be provided funding that is sufficient to meet those standards.

Nationally, Mississippi ranks 25th in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, report published May 2018) and 47th in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY 2016, published June 2018).

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Legislators Representing Jefferson County School District 

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House District 85
Rep. Chuck Middleton» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 685
Port Gibson, MS  39150
(601) 437-8502 (H)
(601) 529-9928 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 400-F
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-9488
Email:
amiddleton@house.ms.gov
   
House District 94
Rep. Robert L. Johnson, III» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 1678
Natchez, MS  39121
(601) 445-5690 (H)
(601) 442-9371 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 102-C
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3252
Email:
rjohnson@house.ms.gov
Twitter:
@rob2905
 
Senate District 36
Sen. Albert Butler» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
HOME:
P.O. Box 614
Port Gibson, MS  39150
(601) 437-4089 (H)
(601) 415-1182 (W)
CAPITOL:
Room 213
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3232
Email:
abutler@senate.ms.gov
Facebook:
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