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Safe Return and ARP ESSER Plans

Public school districts receiving federal funds through the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) program are required to have two plans in place. The first is a "safe return" plan that outlines the district's plan for operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The second is a plan that outlines how the district expects to spend its ARP ESSER funds to address the diverse needs arising from or exacerbated by the pandemic, or to emerge stronger post-pandemic. This includes responding to students' social, emotional, mental health, and academic needs. Click on a link to access a district's plan. Please note: Plans are in varying states of approval and may change throughout the life of the ARP ESSER grant. Questions about a particular district's plan should be directed to the school district's administration.

School District Access Safe Return and ARP ESSER Plans
Aberdeen District Plan
Agar-Blunt-Onida District Plan
Alcester-Hudson District Plan
Andes Central District Plan
Arlington District Plan
Armour District Plan
Avon District Plan
Baltic District Plan
Belle Fourche District Plan
Bennett County District Plan
Beresford District Plan
Big Stone City District Plan
Bison District Plan
Bon Homme District Plan
Bowdle District Plan
Brandon Valley District Plan
Bridgewater-Emery District Plan
Britton-Hecla District Plan
Brookings District Plan
Burke District Plan
Canistota District Plan
Canton District Plan
Castlewood District Plan
Centerville District Plan
Chamberlain District Plan
Chester Area District Plan
Clark District Plan
Colman-Egan District Plan
Colome Consolidated District Plan
Corsica-Stickney District Plan
Custer District Plan
Dakota Valley District Plan
De Smet District Plan
Dell Rapids District Plan
Deubrook Area District Plan
Deuel District Plan
Doland District Plan
Douglas District Plan
Dupree District Plan
Eagle Butte District Plan
Edgemont District Plan
Edmunds Central District Plan
Elk Point-Jefferson District Plan
Elkton District Plan
Estelline District Plan
Ethan District Plan
Eureka District Plan
Faith District Plan
Faulkton Area Schools District Plan
Flandreau District Plan
Florence District Plan
Frederick Area District Plan
Freeman District Plan
Garretson District Plan
Gayville-Volin District Plan
Gettysburg District Plan
Gregory District Plan
Groton Area District Plan
Haakon District Plan
Hamlin District Plan
Hanson District Plan
Harding County District Plan
Harrisburg District Plan
Henry District Plan
Herreid District Plan
Highmore-Harrold District Plan
Hill City District Plan
Hitchcock-Tulare District Plan
Hot Springs District Plan
Hoven District Plan
Howard District Plan
Huron District Plan
Ipswich Public District Plan
Irene-Wakonda District Plan
Iroquois District Plan
Jones County District Plan
Kadoka Area District Plan
Kimball District Plan
Lake Preston District Plan
Langford Area District Plan
Lead-Deadwood District Plan
Lemmon District Plan
Lennox District Plan
Leola District Plan
Lyman District Plan
Madison Central District Plan
Marion District Plan
McCook Central District Plan
McIntosh District Plan
McLaughlin District Plan
Meade District Plan
Menno District Plan
Milbank District Plan
Miller District Plan
Mitchell District Plan
Mobridge-Pollock District Plan
Montrose District Plan
Mount Vernon District Plan
New Underwood District Plan
Newell District Plan
Northwestern Area District Plan
Oelrichs District Plan
Oglala Lakota County District Plan
Oldham-Ramona District Plan
Parker District Plan
Parkston District Plan
Pierre District Plan
Plankinton District Plan
Platte-Geddes District Plan
Rapid City Area District Plan
Redfield District Plan
Rosholt District Plan
Rutland District Plan
Sanborn Central District Plan
Scotland District Plan
Selby Area District Plan
Sioux Falls District Plan
Sioux Valley District Plan
Sisseton District Plan
Smee District Plan
South Central District Plan
Spearfish District Plan
Stanley County District Plan
Summit District Plan
Tea Area District Plan
Timber Lake District Plan
Todd County District Plan
Tripp-Delmont District Plan
Tri-Valley District Plan
Vermillion District Plan
Viborg-Hurley District Plan
Wagner Community District Plan
Wall District Plan
Warner District Plan
Watertown District Plan
Waubay District Plan
Waverly District Plan
Webster Area District Plan
Wessington Springs District Plan
West Central District Plan
White Lake District Plan
White River District Plan
Willow Lake District Plan
Wilmot District Plan
Winner District Plan
Wolsey-Wessington District Plan
Woonsocket District Plan
Yankton District Plan