COVID-19 Information

CCS Reopening Plan

The information presented here is based upon guidance received from state and national authorities, including the Office of Governor Eric Holcomb, the Centers for Disease Control, the Indiana State Department of Health, Hamilton County Health Department, and the Indiana Department of Education. Please continue to refer to this page as COVID-19 information has been fluid and guidance continues to change. Due to these circumstances, the contents of this guide may be updated frequently.

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What is ESSER Funding?

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds are part of the third stimulus and emergency COVID relief funding stream authorized as part of the American Rescue Plan. 

How much funding did CCS receive? 

All public school districts are eligible for ESSER funding. The allocation formula is based on the district's share of Title 1 allocation. Carmel Clay Schools received $2.2 million. 

2020-2021 School Year
13 additional teachers $679,200
9 additional instructional assistants  $104,000
COVID Contact Tracers   $121,904
Educare workers subsidy   $255,000
Sanitizer, masks, etc.  $30,000
Technology  $250,000


2021-2022 School Year
Intervention Teachers $779,646
Intervention Teachers will collaborate with staff members to determine student learning needs and  provide additional, differentiated instruction to students in the areas of math and reading to address the learning loss due to the pandemic.  

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