The District of Columbia

Public School

Public School

by Public Schools on 20120911

Keywords
About: DC Public Schools, Elementary, Junior High, education, Schools, Middle, High, society, Education Campus, campus
Taking place at: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, DC, DC GIS, DCGIS

Abstract

DC public schools. This dataset contains points representing public schools. It was created for the D.C. public schools and later added to the DC Geographic Information System (DC GIS) for the D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). This dataset includes all identifiable DCPS public elementary, middle, education campus's, senior high, and special education schools as well as learning centers. Does not include private or charter schools.

School locations were identified from a database from the DC Public Schools, Office of Facilities Management. Current for the 2011-12 school year.

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.

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

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 - 5:00 pm

Credits

DC Public Schools

Data accuracy

Accuracy
Data believed to be complete and accurate as of the time period cited. Subject to change. Digital version compared with original source data for accuracy and completeness. Not validated by source and/or responsible agency.

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

Completeness
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change. Digital version compared with original source data for accuracy and completeness. Not validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Horizontal positional accuracy
In process of validation by source and/or responsible agency.

Vertical positional accuracy
N/A

Lineage / Sources

  • 1983 D.C. public school map
    paper, locations and attributes
    1983 DC public school map
    by DCPS, 1983
  • Directory and Resource Guide
    document, attributes
    Directory and Resource Guide
    by DC Public Schools, 20070324
  • DC Master School Facility Plan
    document, attributes
    DC Schools Master Facility Plan
    by DC Public Schools, 20080901
Lineage / Processes
GIS Data Coordinator
in Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: 202-727-5660
hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Staff updated the schools for the 2011-2012 school year from the school listing on the web site. School attendance counts are from last year.

in OCTO



Staff moved Takoma Elementary school back to its original location.

in OCTO



Moten Turner ES and Moten ES back to their original locations. Remove River Terrace ES since it is closed. Made other minor changes to reflect conditions for the SY2012-2013.

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 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 - 5:00 pm

Entity

PubSchPt

Attributes

  • CAPACITY / ESRI
    Student capacity of Public School
  • Y / ESRI
    Internal feature number.
  • X / ESRI
    Internal feature number.
  • AddrID
  • SHAPE / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • WEB_URL
    Web link url
  • Shape / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • BLDG_NUM
    Public School building number
  • NAME
    Public School name
  • ADDRESS
    Public School address
  • FACUSE
    Public School facility use
  • LEVEL_
    Public School level
  • STATUS
    Public School status
  • PHONE
    Public School phone number
  • SCH_PROG
    Public School program identifier
  • PS
    Number of preschool students
  • PK
    Number of pre-kindergarten students
  • K
    Number of kindergarten students
  • GR_1
    Number of first grade students
  • GR_2
    Number of second grade students
  • GR_3
    Number of third grade students
  • GR_4
    Number of fourth grade students
  • GR_5
    Number of fifth grade students
  • GR_6
    Number of sixth grade students
  • GR_7
    Number of seventh grade students
  • GR_8
    Number of eighth grade students
  • GR_9
    Number of ninth grade students
  • GR_10
    Number of tenth grade students
  • GR_11
    Number of eleventh grade students
  • GR_12
    Number of twelth grade students
  • UNGRADED
    Number of students not in a particular grade
  • YEAR_BUILT
    Year Public School built
  • TOTAL_STUD
    Total number of students
  • ZIP_CODE
  • SSL
    Square, suffix, and lot
  • ADDRID
  • GIS_ID
    OCTO GIS sequential identifier
  • ADDR_ID
    MAR address identifier
  • SQUARE_FOO
  • POPULATION
  • POPULATI_1

Metadata

FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata / FGDC-STD-001-1998 as of 20120106

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

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

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fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm