Marion Schools Receive $10 Million In Grants

Marion Schools Receive $10 Million In Grants

  • 8/6/2019 9:05:00 AM
  • Jesse Smith
  • Local News

MARION, OH - During Monday's regularly-scheduled meeting of the Marion City School District Board of Education, district administrators learned that the school district would be awarded grants which total more than $10 million.

The grants are divided into competitive grants and entitlement grants, which allow the schools to provide the funds for programs that support raising literacy, after-school programs, and the ability to offer programs for students that exceed and learn from advanced coursework.

The total for competitive grants totals $6,055,800, while the total for entitlement grants totals $3,957,298.

“I’m excited about the work that we’ve done to refresh our strategic plan,” said Dr. Ronald Iarussi, Superintendent of Marion City School District. “I appreciate the insights and feedback provided by our staff, families and the Marion community to refocus our strategic plan.”

The Marion City School District serves the families and students of Marion, Ohio and educates more than 4,200 students in eight buildings; Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, Hayes, McKinley, George Washington and Taft Elementary Schools, Grant Middle School and Harding High School. Additional district information is available at

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