Geographic information system data is priceless when redrawing school boundaries, and the benefits continue to add up even after the new lines are drawn.

4 ways to use school district GIS data beyond redistricting


Geographic information system data is priceless when redrawing school boundaries, and the benefits continue to add up even after the new lines are drawn

At Muskogee Public Schools, we recently had to redraw our school attendance boundaries. Using geographic information system (GIS) software gave us a wealth of data to inform our decisions; but after the dust settled, we began to put our geographic information to work in a number of other useful ways. Here are the four we’re most excited about.

1. Reviewing equity by tying student performance data to

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