Benton County School District

Benton County School District's state funding for the 2016-2017 school year is $483,554 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $172-million.

Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Benton County School District have been shorted a total of $5,353,232. During this period of annual losses for schools, state revenue has increased significantly and the share of the state budget allocated to the MAEP has shrunk.

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Legislators Representing Benton County School District  

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House District 5
Rep. John G. Faulkner» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
P.O. Box 942
Holly Springs, MS  38635

Room 400-F
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-2432
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House District 13
Rep. Steve Massengill» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
424 Massengill Rd.
Hickory Flat, MS  38633  
(662) 815-5000 (W)
(662) 224-4061 (C)

Room 400-E
P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3353
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Senate District 3
Sen. Nickey Browning» See Voting Record» See Ed Report
P.O. Box 1051
Pontotoc, MS  38863
(662) 489-5979 (H)
Room 213-C
P.O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-3250

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