Case Study: School District, Public Reap Benefits of GIS

ArcNews January, 2008

Internet Mapping Demographics-and-Planning

August is "back-to-school" month for many school districts. School administrative offices are busy preparing for students, planning schedules and bus routes, and handling new students and transfers. Typically, schools and administrative offices receive numerous calls daily inquiring if an address falls within a certain elementary, middle, or high school boundary. Parents' decisions about where to live or buy a house often depend on what school district the address falls within.