The Mississippi Department of Education published FY 2019-20 school-by-school spending data on its Mississippi Succeeds Report Card. Per-pupil expenditures are broken down by school site and central as well as by local, state, and federal sources. Users can also download an Excel file of the raw data from the Mississippi Succeeds Report Card website. Explore Mississippi’s spending data below or jump over to the state report card HERE.
Click the per-pupil expenditure amount on your school’s District Report Card page to see a list of all schools and the district average per-pupil expenditures. The state average per-pupil expenditure data can be pulled from the State Report Card.
The Mississippi report card does not have the ability to compare spending with demographics.
I know which school(s) I want to compare.
Use the “Search and Compare” feature of the report card page to collect spending information for all comparison schools, or download the 2019 data file from the “All Data” button at the bottom of the report card page.
I do not know which schools I want to compare.
Collect demographic data for individual schools from the District and School Data page to identify comparison schools. Then collect spending data for each comparison school from the report card or the 2019 downloadable data file.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limited outcomes data was collected for school year 2019-20. Visit each school’s report card to gather comparison details on spending, demographics, and any available outcomes data.
Edunomics Lab developed interactive data displays to explore resource equity, how dollars are allocated to schools, and which schools are most able to leverage their money to maximize student outcomes. Explore the analyses here.
If you have any questions about the data or feedback on the report card, use the “Website Feedback” feature at the bottom of the report card page.