The Monroe School District applies for and typically receives several grants each school year to help supplement the services we provide to our students. The Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP), IDEA-B, IDEA-B Preschool, Title I, Title II and Title IV grant are typically received yearly.
2023 - 2024 Monroe School District Grants
Below is a list of the grant funds we have for the current school year to expend. Some grants can span two years, so if we don't spend all the money in one year we can spend it the following year.
Monroe was awarded a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) grant for the 23-24 school year in the amount of $6,900.00 This grant provides free fresh fruit and vegetables to all students during snack time several times a week!
On June 2nd, 2023 we received word that we were approved for the Bridging the Gap in the 603: Pathways to Literacy Proficiency multi-year grant that Leah, Brittany Kempton and Laura Tobin worked together to apply for. This grant is NH's multi-year State Systemic Improvement Plan that selected up to 8 schools to participate in this pilot program. The purpose of this pilot program grant is to increase 4th grade student reading proficiency by at least 10 percentage points.
On May 8th, 2023 the National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistant Grant application that our Food Service Director Celise Johnson applied for was approved! We were awarded $13,529.87 for the purchase and installation of a new dishwasher. The new dishwasher will replace our 21 year old dishwasher. Thank you Celise for applying for this grant!
The COVID-19 pandemic saw several new grants become available to schools to help with the impact COVID-19 had on student education. We received funds from the CARES ACT ESSER, SPSRF, CARES ESSER II, and ARP ESSER III grants. Monroe School District is in the final year of the funds available through the CARES ESSER II and ARP ESSER III grants. The use of the ARP ESSER III grant funds can be found below.
Annual Use of Funds Plan for ARP ESSER grant - December 2022
Annual Use of Funds Plan for ARP ESSER grant - budget (excel version) Jan 23
Revised Reopening Plan - 12/8/2021
LEA ARP ESSER Plan - Use of ARP ESSER Funds - 9/24/2021
LEA ARP ESSER Plan - Use of ARP ESSER Funds - 8/19/2021