Why Census 2020 Matters for Schools & Colleges

How the 2020 Census Affects Students

The 2020 Census count impacts the federal funds that communities receive each year for programs and services that are critical for schools, colleges, students, and younger children, such as:

  • Special education, Head Start, after-school programs, and classroom technology.
  • Food assistance, including free and reduced-price school lunches.
  • Maternal and child health programs.

Census Count: Counting College Students Video:

Census Educational Resources:

Click Here to take a look at the Home and Distance Learning page, filled with easy to use materials for all grade levels.

  • Capture the attention of students with large, colorful maps filled with fun census-based facts about the country and its territories.

Click here for a library of exciting maps students can use and download to learn more about the Census, U.S. Demographics, and Geography!


Encourage Fellow Students, Families, Staff, Friends, & Neighbors to:

Complete the Census online:

Click here to Complete the your 2020 Census online

Complete the Census by Phone:

Call: 1-844-330-2020 (English)
Call: 1-844-468-2020 (Spanish)

Click Here for a Phone Response Guide

Complete the Census by Mail: 

Click here for a Census Mail in Guide

Images Source: United States Census Bureau