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What is ESSER?

In 2020 and 2021, the US Congress passed three stimulus bills referred to as the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund.

The purpose of ESSER Funds in general is to award subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the impact that COVID-19 is having on elementary and secondary schools.   ​​Of the total amount allocated to an LEA from the State’s ARP ESSER III award, the LEA must reserve at least 20% of funds to address learning loss through the implementation of evidence-based interventions and ensure that those interventions respond to students’ social, emotional, and academic needs and address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on underrepresented student subgroups. Remaining LEA funds may be used for a wide range of activities to address needs arising from the pandemic.

The following information is provided to demonstrate how Avon Schools is using ESSER funds.

Return to School Plan

Avon Schools is operating in a fully in-person format without a virtual option due to COVID-19.

Contact Us

Contact the Administration Center at (317) 544-6000 if you have questions or if you'd like additional information.

ESSER Frequently Asked Questions

The Indiana Department of Education assembled these FAQ to aid school personnel and community members in understanding ESSER and how it works.