The purpose of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Fund is to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impacts of COVID-19 on the nation’s students by addressing students’ academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs.  Divide County School District has developed its Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan in compliance with receiving ARP ESSER funds. Please use the following link to view the current plan:  Please note the addition of Level 0 - our current status. 

During the period of the ARP ESSER award (until September 2024), DCSD will periodically review and revise, as needed, its plan for the safe return to in-person instruction and continuity of services. DCSD will seek and consider public input during the review process.  Please use the following link to provide feedback: