Taking the 2020 Census Online Helps Our Schools & Students
Take the 2020 Census Online NOW
Most of the world is stuck inside right now and while you're there you can quickly and easily take the United States 2020 Census online right now. The 2020 Census questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete and it's safe, secure, and completely confidential. Your information and privacy are protected.
Watch and read more below. See why your participation in the 2020 Census is important for Lansingburgh students and schools.
WATCH: Dr. Abitabile (Superintendent) talks the importance of the 2020 Census
How Does the 2020 Census Affect Our Schools and Students?
Counting everyone in the 2020 Census is not an easy task and children (ie: students) are frequently among the most undercounted population. You might not have thought much about the census in the past, but participating in it is more important for Lansingburgh and its students than you may realize.
WATCH: Ms. McGrouty (Asst. Superintendent) talks the importance of the 2020 Census
Your responses to the 2020 Census determines how much of $675 billion in federal funds are allocated to our district and our students for the next ten years. Support for public school services and programs is just one of many reasons why an accurate 2020 Census count is crucial to communities like Lansingburgh. Accurate census data also determines how much federal funding is provided for childcare, local community improvement construction projects, job training programs and many social services. You're shaping the Lansingburgh community's future for the next ten years and beyond by participating in the 2020 Census.
2020 Census Confidentiality
We understand the idea of sharing information for the 2020 Census seems unappealing for some. However, it's important to remember that 2020 Census responses are completely confidential and your personal information cannot be used against you in any way. Your responses are entirely protected under federal law and used for statistical purposes only by the U.S. Census Burea. No other government agency or court system can use or even access your census responses. There are no exceptions to this rule.
WATCH: Mr. Knox (Turnpike Elementary Principal) talks the importance of the 2020 Census
2020 Census Resources
Look through the resources below for more about the 2020 Census, how it affects school districts like Lansingburgh and the confidentiality of your personal information.
- WE COUNT: Rensselaer County 2020 Census
- U.S. Census Bureau and Schools Website
- Statistics in Schools and the 2020 Census (PDF)
WATCH: Mr. Rowlands (School Band Director) talks the importance of the 2020 Census