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Fraizer Announces Increased Funds to Private Schools in Licking County

July 16, 2020
Mark Fraizer News

COLUMBUS – The State Controlling Board Monday approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to local schools across the 71st House District and the state, announced State Representative Mark Fraizer (R-Newark).

The school aid is being distributed based on enrollment, with additional funding to support students with disabilities and economically disadvantaged students, as well as transportation obligations.

According to the Ohio Office of Budget and Management, the federal coronavirus relief aid can be used for a variety of needs, including protective equipment and sanitation and remote learning.

Private schools in the 71st House District will receive $259,889 in aid. See the breakdown below:

  • Par Excellence Academy - $52,052
  • Blessed Sacrament - $33,140
  • Granville Christian Academy - $29,557
  • Montessori Community - $590
  • Newark Catholic - $25,091
  • St. Francis De Sales - $110,019
  • The Learning Spectrum, LTD – Johnstown - $2,596
  • Welsh Hills School - $6,844

“Private schools in the 71st House District are huge assets to our community and Licking County as a whole,” said Fraizer. “I look forward to seeing these academic establishments use the funds to prepare themselves and our students for the 2020-2021 school year.”

The board’s actions Monday released $100 million out of the greater $400 projected to be released in total for schools across the state.


For more information, contact Rep. Fraizer’s office at (614) 466-1482 or