According to the Oklahoma State Department of Education, "the focus of ARP (American Rescue Plan) ESSER III funding is to assist school districts in safely reopening schools and keeping them open for in-person instruction while addressing disruptions to teaching and learning resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic."

Sapulpa Public Schools updated its ARP ESSER III Plan on October 16, 2023. 

The extent to which and how the funds will be used to implement prevention and mitigation strategies that are, to the greatest extent practicable, consistent with the most recent CDC guidance on reopening schools, in order to continuously and safely open and operate schools for in person learning.

Sapulpa Schools provided in-person learning for 95.8 % of the 2021-22 school year and 98.8% for the 2022-23 school year.

With the help of ESSER funds, we are pleased to be able to retain the staff that were hired using ESSER funds in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years In consultation with stakeholders, strategies/items have been identified as needs for Sapulpa Public Schools to continue to effectively serve our students following the pandemic. 

Programs funded by ARP ESSER III include virtual programs, staff, administration and software, mental health program expansion, early literacy, a substitute service and numerous programs to ensure the unique needs of our most vulnerable populations are met.

Click here to view or download the updated FY 2024 ARP ESSER III Plan for Sapulpa Public Schools.

Previous plans:
ARP Plan FY 2023
ARP Plan FY 2022 
Revised ARP Plan November 2021