School Boundaries

School Boundaries provides three layers of geographic information, including school points, school districts, and school attendance zones, for more than 10,000 school districts. Additional attribute tables accommodate the complexities and variations of school data from state to state and region to region.


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Benefits

  • Clearly display homes, businesses, and other points of interest in relation to school locations and official boundaries.
  • Empower precise local search and results with school attendance zones.
  • More accurately compare and validate school lists.
  • Know which school attendance zone is associated with a property to correctly estimate value.
  • Support emergency response and crisis management
  • Control access to online applications within school grounds to prevent bullying by social media. 

Content

  • Provides roughly 89% school attendance zone (SAZ) coverage and 100% coverage of US school districts, including public and private school locations.
  • Locally sourced School Attendance Zone Boundaries delineate which students within the district attend which school.
  • Nationwide School District Boundaries are continually enhanced with locally sourced information.
  • Public and Private School Locations include rooftop coordinates, contact and address data, school type, and education level information.
  • School profile information, such as student enrollment and teacher counts, is gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
  • GreatSchools and NCES IDs are available to link School Boundaries data to GreatSchools data at both the school and district level.

Features

  • Rooftop validated point accuracy for over 95% of all school locations.
  • Link to GreatSchools data to assist in the integration process. Data can be linked by school ID and district ID.
  • Quarterly updates show where change and coverage expansion has occurred.
  • Change table details adds/deletes/changes from the last release.

Coverage details

  • Coverage: United States
  • Release Schedule: Quarterly
  • Unit of Sale: Nation (US) or State