Federal Programs

The purpose of Federal Programs is to support the improvement of basic programs operated by the Brazosport ISD schools. Supplemental funding is provided for resources to help low-achieving students from high poverty schools. Funding is to ensure all students have  a fair and equal opportunity to obtain a high-quality education.

John Thomas
Federal Programs Coordinator
Email To: john.thomas@brazosportisd.net
Phone: 979-730-7000 x10137

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Public Notice for Applying for the ESSER III Federal Grant Funding

The Brazosport Independent School District is applying for the American Rescue Plan (ESSER III) Federal Grant funding. Grant funding will support district efforts in addressing student learning loss due to COVID-19 and the safe re-opening of the district in August.   Funding will also support other areas related to COVID-19, including retaining employees, operational needs due to COVID-19 issues, and additional teacher support.

General Specifics on the grant include:A time frame for the grant:

  • The grant period runs  from March 13, 2020 until September 30, 2023, with the option to use the Tidings Act to carryover unused funds to September 30, 2024;
  • Districts are required to follow all federal, state and local regulations and requirements for federal grant administration and fiscal spending of funds;
  • District entitlement for the grant for the 3 year period is $21,145,685.

A Public Hearing will be held at 6pm on Monday, June 21, 2021 at the Brazosport ISD Administration Building, 301 W. Brazoswood Drive, Clute Texas 77531.

For more information or comments please contact:
Rebecca Kelley
Chief Financial Officer
Brazosport ISD

The DEADLINE for submitting questions and comments related to the ESSER III Grant is 4:00 pm on July 7, 2021.

Brazosport ISD Request for Public Comment on Federal Grant Applications: 2021-2022

In accordance with federal regulations, an entity planning to submit a federal grant application must afford a reasonable opportunity for public comment on the application that is submitted to the Texas Education Agency for approval. The following are the federal grants Brazosport ISD will submit for approval for the 2021-22 school year. Brazosport ISD welcomes comments or questions concerning any of the grants listed below. Please submit any comments or questions via the google form.

Title I, Part A provides supplemental resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families acquire the knowledge and skills in the state content standards and to meet the state student performance standards. (Amount $2,701,810)

Title II, Part A is to increase student achievement through improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms and highly qualified principals in schools. (Amount  $427,538)

Title III, Part A ELA is to develop programs for limited English proficient students to attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment, and meet the state content standards and student achievement standards. (Amount $141,120)

Title IV, Part A is to improve students’ academic achievement by providing all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology. (Amount $203,758)

Carl D. Perkins is to strengthen career and technical education and develop more fully the academic knowledge, technical and employability skills of secondary education students who enroll in CTE programs and programs of study. (Amount $137,423)

IDEA B, Formula provides supplemental resources to help ensure eligible students (ages 3-21) with disabilities are provided with a free appropriate public education as required by federal statute. (Amount $2,574,306)

IDEA B, Preschool provides supplemental resources to help ensure eligible students (ages 3-5) with disabilities are provided with a free appropriate public education as required by federal statute. (Amount $72,620)

For more information or comments please contact:
John Thomas
Coordinator of Federal Programs

Support is given to campuses in core academic areas as well as support programs, such as:

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