Directions for School District Maps in American Fact Finder
The following text provides instructions for locating school district maps using the U.S.
Census Bureau's American Fact Finder. These instructions will assist you when you get to the
link provided below.
In the "Select year and program" drop-down bar, select Census 2000.
In the "Select a geographic type" drop-down bar, select
School District, Elementary; School District, Secondary; or School District, Unified;
the page will re-load.
In the "Select a state" drop-down bar, select the state of interest; the page will re-load.
Next, select the school district of interest and click Show Map.
By default, the map contains multiple geographic layers.
In order to view the school district boundaries, you must check the
boxes for school district boundary lines and district label for the type of district you select
(elementary, secondary, unified). To do this, select Options
near the top of the page, select Boundaries, and a new window will appear.
Under the Boundaries tab, make sure the boundary and label boxes are checked for the type
of school district selected. You may want to uncheck other boundaries and labels that are not of interest.
Additionally, you can check boxes for other features (rivers, roads, etc.) under the Features tab.
Click the Update button at the top of the page; the page will reload.