Census 2020

What is the Census?

Why is the Census Important?

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has opted in for a California Complete Count Census 2020 Grant and has developed a County Office Education Outreach Plan for Santa Cruz County Schools.

Here’s how your school district can help with Census 2020 efforts!


Attend the Count Me In! Census 2020 Curriculum Training on Wednesday, March 4th

Census Training Flyer

Register for this free training.

Encourage teachers to implement Census 2020 Curriculum

Count Me In! Census 2020 Curriculum

Statistics in Schools Curriculum

Art Contest

Invite students to participate in the Countywide Census 2020 Poster Contest. Winners will receive prizes! Deadline to submit artwork extended to March 6.

Census 2020 Art Contest

Census Tabling and Presentation Opportunities

Let school sites know we can have a booth or table and provide presentations promoting participation in and assistance completing the census surveys at school events and meetings such as back-to-school nights, lunchtime activities, assemblies, open house and other events. Contact sferguson@santacruzcoe.org to set up a table or presentation.

2020 Census: A Guide For California’s School-Based Outreach

Designate your school site as a Census Questionnaire Assistance Center (QACs) and/or a Questionnaire Assistance Kiosk (QAKs)

QACs/QAKs Guide

Census 101 Fact Sheets

Census 101: What You Need to Know

Census 101: English flier                        Census 101: Spanish flier

Share these flyers from the Santa Cruz Complete Count Committee.

2020 Census and Confidentiality

Educate yourself and others about your rights regarding confidentiality and privacy for Census 2020.

Census Jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

Census Jobs

Language Guides

Link to language guides


Santa Cruz Census Website

CA Census Website

US Census Website


Sarah Ferguson, MPP

Email: sferguson@santacruzcoe.org

Senior Community Organizer, Santa Cruz County Office of Education, 400 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060