The District of Columbia

School Grounds (SchoolGroundPly)

School Grounds (SchoolGroundPly)

by Public Schools on 10/16/2006

Keywords
About: Property, education, School, Grounds, society
Taking place at: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, DC, DC GIS, DCGIS

Abstract

School Ground locations. The dataset contains locations and attributes of schopol grounda, created as part of the DC Geographic Information System (DC GIS) for the D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) and participating D.C. government agencies.

Originally created by Baker, DCPS enhanced and corrected this file to approximate school ground locations.

All DC GIS data is stored and exported in Maryland State Plane coordinates NAD 83 meters.

METADATA CONTENT IS IN PROCESS OF VALIDATION AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Purpose

This data is used for the planning and management of Washington, D.C. by local government agencies.

Access constraints

Contact OCTO GIS. Any data obtained outside of OCTO GIS are unauthorized copies.

Use constraints

Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Point of contact

Robin O'Hara
in DC Public Schools

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phone: (202) 576-7718
hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Credits

DC Public Schools

Data accuracy

Accuracy
In process of validation by source and/or responsible agency.

Logical consistency
In process of validation by source and/or responsible agency.

Completeness
In process of validation by source and/or responsible agency.

Horizontal positional accuracy
Approximation of school grounds digitized off of the 2002 orthophotos and school records.

Vertical positional accuracy
N/A

Lineage / Sources

  • School properties
    School properties, location and attribution
    document
    by DC Public Schools, 2004
Lineage / Processes

Distribution

Most DC GIS datasets can be downloaded from "http://dcgis.dc.gov" on the data center page. Orders can also be made by contacting OCTO GIS at "dcgis@dc.gov", especially for datasets not available for download.

Distribution liability
Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Distributed by
GIS Data Coordinator
in DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Entity

DCGIS.SchoolGroundPly

Attributes

  • SQR_NUM
    Square Number
  • Shape / ESRI
    Feature geometry
  • OBJECTID / ESRI
    Internal feature number.
  • SHAPE / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • SHAPE.AREA
  • GIS_ID
    Sequential OCTO GIS identifier
  • SHAPE.LEN

Metadata

FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata / FGDC-STD-001-1998 as of 12/14/2007

Provided by
GIS Data Coordinator
in D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm