Series Information File for the 2015 TIGER/Line Shapefile, Current Elementary School Districts State-based Shapefiles

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2016

The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation.

                             School Districts are single-purpose administrative units within which local officials provide public educational services for the
                             area's residents.  The Census Bureau obtains the boundaries, names, local education agency codes, grade ranges, and school district
                             levels for school districts from State officials for the primary purpose of providing the U.S. Department of Education with estimates
                             of the number of children in poverty within each school district.  This information serves as the basis for the Department of Education
                             to determine the annual allocation of Title I funding to States and school districts.  

                             TIGER/Line Shapefiles include separate shapefiles for elementary, secondary and unified school districts. The school district
                             boundaries are those in effect for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Metadata Date November 10, 2016
Metadata Created Date August 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2016
Reference Date(s) 2015 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from 2015TigerElsd

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URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service

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Resource Type Series
Metadata Date November 10, 2016
Metadata Created Date August 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2016
Reference Date(s) 2015 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints:The TIGER/Line Shapefile products are not copyrighted however TIGER/Line and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the U.S. Census Bureau. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgement must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source. The boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles are for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes does not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions.Coordinates in the TIGER/Line shapefiles have six implied decimal places, but the positional accuracy of these coordinates is not as great as the six decimal places suggest.
Bbox East Long 179.859681
Bbox North Lat 71.441059
Bbox South Lat -14.601813
Bbox West Long -179.231086
Collection Metadata true
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service
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Graphic Preview Type URL for a web mapping service
Guid SeriesCollection_tl_2015_elsd.shp.iso.xml
Harvest Object Id 32395529-fad6-4262-9fd4-d03caa3767c3
Harvest Source Id dd4de549-5c9c-435c-a22d-96c515825993
Harvest Source Title 2015TigerElsd
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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