Texas school district boundaries and ESC Regions are available in
ESRI shapefile format from this site. The ZIP archive that is downloaded for each dataset
includes 6 component files of the shapefile, plus metadata in HTML and XML
formats. Use a file uncompression utility such as WinZip (shareware) to extract all files to the same folder. You can use this
shapefile with GIS software such as the free ArcExplorer
NOTE: The shapefiles are in the Texas Centric Mapping
System / Lambert Conformal Conic projection.
efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of school district boundaries and school
locations, it must be stressed that the locations are approximations, and are
for general information purposes only. This data is not a survey
To verify legal
descriptions of boundaries, please contact the school districts or Educational
Service Center Region office.
data should not be used to attempt determination of a school's attendance
zones. The school districts change attendance zones
regularly and TEA does not collect spatial attendance zone
Download of this data
School data is updated annually, then as needed throughout the year. Last annual update: July 2012. File last updated: July 2012. Please refer to the metadata page for more information.
Approximate School District Areas
Excel spreadsheet listing approximate school district areas in Square Meters, Acres, and Square Miles (US Statute) is available for download. File last updated: December 2012.
Education Service Centers
Education Service Center (ESC) data is updated annually, then as needed through out the year. File last updated: July 2007. Please refer to the
metadata page for more information.