Use of Funds Plan – ARP/ESSER III

  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) adding funds to the Elementary and Secondary Education Relief (ESSER) fund in emergency pandemic aid.   ESSER III funds must be spent to address the impacts of COVID-19 and Districts are required to use at least 20% of funding for addressing the learning impacts of the pandemic.  ESS ESSER III supplemental budget will be used to hire social workers to support students' social and emotional needs as they strive to recover from the effects of educational and affective losses caused by COVID 19.   After consultation with stakeholders and reviewing data, the District will be allocating funds for the following approved activities:

    D60 ALLOCATION:  $42,995,220

    GRANT SPENDING PERIOD:  1/1/2022 – 6/30/2024

Use of Funds

Use of Funds:

  • Summary of Elementary and Secondary Education Relief (ESSER) funding

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has passed three stimulus bills that include funding for education.  Between March 2020 and 2021, the District has been allocated the following grants and the chart below summarizes the allocations towards each category.

Summary of Planned Use of Funds (Total of All Grants)

  • Pie chart that breaks down use of funds for each grant
    • Summer School:  3.0%
    • Re-engagement Activities:  0.3%
    • Preparedness and Response:  4.3%
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):  1.6%
    • Mental Health Support:  3.2%
    • Lost Learning (CRF Offset:  9.7%
    • Indirect:  2.9%
    • Distance Learning:  7.2%
    • Cleaning &  Sanitation:  0.9%
    • Charter School Allocation:  12.5%
    • Behavioral Supports:  0.4%
    • Academic Supports/Intervention:  10.3%
    • Air Filtration:  35.6%
    • Before/After or Friday Tutoring:  8.2%