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The Statistics in Schools program offers free and engaging classroom resources for students of all ages.


The Statistics in Schools (SIS) program offers free materials for teachers, created by teachers, to educate students from pre-K through 12th grade about the value and everyday uses of census data.

  • Boost your students' statistical literacy and data research skills.
  • Enhance learning in math, history, social studies, geography, sociology, and English.
  • Bolster your existing lesson plans with fun, informative, and interactive activities.
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Bring the Census to Your Classroom

There are many ways to incorporate census data into your lessons. Discover fun facts about your state and access free activities that tie statistics into subjects such as math, geography, history, and more. 

Curious? Download a sample activity:

I Count, You Count

Suggested grade level: Preschool.

Let's Get the Count Right!

Suggested grade level: K-2.

Population Change Over Time

Suggested grade level: 3-4.

City Planning with Census Data

Suggested grade level: 5-6.

Exploring Questions for the 2020 Census

Suggested grade level: 7-8

How the Census Impacts My Community

Suggested grade level: 9-12.

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SIS Week: Everyone Counts!

Join the movement to make sure every child is counted in the 2020 Census by taking part in Statistics in Schools Week: Everyone Counts!

From March 2-6, this weeklong series will feature fun classroom activities, provided by the SIS program, to educate students about the importance of the once-a-decade count. Daily themes include "What is the Census?" and "Shape My Community's Future." We'll also invite you to join us on a virtual field trip to the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters.

Stay up to date with our email updates, and use hand-picked activities to make a difference in your students' lives this year and in the decade ahead. 

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