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Esser Funds Information

ESSER III Information


Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ESSER III) funds are being provided under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, Public Law 117-2, enacted on March 11, 2021. These funds are intended to respond to the pandemic and address student learning loss as a result of COVID-19.

District Planning Priorities

Communication                         Health and Safety                              Learning Recovery

    Communication                                                     Health and Safety                                                               Learning            


Social, Emotional & Physical Needs of Students and Staff             Equity, Engagement, Remote Learning & Digital Gaps

Social Emotional                                                                                            equity                                                                                               

More About ESSER III Funds

Funds are supplemental to all other funding sources to school systems and will not be supplanted at the State level. They will be available thru September 30, 2024.

Allocation Amounts

TEA has released two-thirds of the total allocation to Texas School Districts. The remaining one-third will be made available upon the USDE’s approval of the states spending plan.

  • Initial Allocation (2/3): $449,147.00,,
  • Remaining Allocation (1/3): $249,573.00
  • SRISD Total Allocation: $748,720

  Planning Requirements

  • 20% must be spent on learning loss activities
  • Maintenance of Equity Provision: Supplanting is allowed. District must maintain equity across all schools when reducing local spending.

Planning Considerations

  • Transparency
  • Meet the needs of students most impacted by the pandemic
  • Choosing and implementing the most effective evidence-based interventions
  • Prioritizing educational equity
  • Including stakeholder engagement
  • Having strong fiscal safeguards

ESSER III Task Force

  • Committee Members

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Contact Information

Sam Rayburn ISD
9363 EAST FM 273
Ivanhoe, Texas 75447

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4PM

Summer Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday, 8AM-4PM


Phone: 903-664-2255
Fax: 903-664-2406