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ESSER Grant Program

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Grant Program, which is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, provides funds to help school districts respond to changes in student needs due to COVID-19.

In the chart below, you will see how round one of ESSER funds were spent at HSSD. To learn more about the ESSER Grant Program, visit the DPI website.  

Item Total Cost
Private School Portion of the Grant $3,960.15
Florida Virtual Curriculum and Supplies $94,986.25
Green Bay Community Campus Rental $23,633.71
Zoom $25,400.00
iPads $44,100.00
Filters $19,618.04
COVID Signage, PPE, Plexiglass, Cleaning, and General Supplies $84,570.85
Total $296,269.00

ESSER III Planning
  • Creation of support positions
    • Math interventionists
    • Online teacher
    • Student Advocate 
    • Alternative Education teacher
  • Summer School
  • Develop a mental health program and partnership
  • Continue staffing the Covid Hotline
  • Maintain summer school transportation
  • Maintain increased cleaning services
  • Continued purchasing of PPE (hand sanitizer, face coverings)
  • Support current positions that address learning loss
  • Invest in technology to best support multiple learning modes

Page updated: October 20, 2021