School Boundary Data

Spatial Data. Visually Mapped. Precise Location.

Access School Boundaries via the Largest Database of Spatial Data

ATTOM is a leading provider of boundary-based spatial data, offering the largest database ever compiled for school boundaries. All school boundary solutions cover the entire U.S and include 13,462 district boundaries and 67,274 school boundaries.

How School Attendance Zone Boundary Works

School attendance zones are the geographic area around a school that defines where students need to live in order to attend. These shapes are created using geographical information systems (GIS) data and can be digitally superimposed onto a digital map.

Here’s How it Works:

School attendance zones are compiled from GIS data, map images and address lists from local schools and their districts.
School district boundaries, compiled from Census Bureau data, are then enhanced with school attendance zones data.
Public and private school addresses from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) are validated and positioned.
Then the points are manually moved to the school rooftops ensuring the most precise location.
ATTOM delivers your school attendance zones and boundary data in an industry-standard GIS format called shapefiles. Shapefiles were popularized by ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute), which is the leading GIS system provider in the world.
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Boundaries File

Contains the base-level content required to search for and display the geographic boundary. Used to map boundaries visually and determine a specific points (longitude and latitude) within a specific boundary.

Geo-Lookup File

Clients receive points-of-interest and property trends look-up files. With additional licenses, users can associate this data to school attendance zone boundaries.

Benefits of School Boundary Data

  • Ease of Access

    The largest database for up-to-date and accurate boundaries data at your fingertips.

  • Precision and Accuracy

    Longitude and latitude within the specific boundary are validated and positioned for precise location.

  • Data-Driven Decision Making

    Make informed decisions using data to understand school utilization and other planning objectives.

How Can You Use ATTOM’s School Boundary Data?

Applications Use

Applications Use

Online or desktop mapping apps that display property information, on maps like internet listing portals or online research tools.
Analytics Models

Analytics Models

Site Location and risk analytics requiring highly accurate location information, such as for flood zones or county fees analysis. Site location analytics.
Insurance Companies

Real Estate Portals

Online maps of neighborhoods and school zones.
School Districts

School Districts

Use data to determine when and if school boundaries need to be altered to accommodate changing populations.
Policy Makers

Policy Makers

Understand where their constituents reside and assess the population and neighborhoods to target.
Analytics

Transportation Authority

Studies data to notice any trend in population movement to assess road conditions to alleviate traffic.

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