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City of Oakland data set: School locations, K - 12th grades and day-schools

Who maintains the data for this layer: Gil Brenum

Data Maintainer Phone: (510) 879-8112

Who converted the data into a GIS format: Jonathan Lowe

GIS Technician Phone: unlisted

Size of GIS layer (KB): 152

Size of export file (KB): 187

Where is the layer stored (on the k-drive): k:\gisdata\gover\ousdsite.e00

This GIS layer was last updated on: 2/27/97

This metadata was last updated on: 3/20/97

This layer's FGDC category description is: Governmental Units

Data Set Description: This layer contains location and contact information about all public schools within the City of Oakland limits. It does not contain parochial or private school locations.

Non-standard Attributes in table:

  • SITE_NO: OUSD-defined site number.
  • SITE_NAME: School site name
  • ADDRESS: Street address of school
  • CITY: City (address)
  • ST: State (address)
  • ZIP: Zip code
  • ZIP_EXT: Zip code extension
  • PHONE: Telephone contact at school
  • GR0: Grades below first
  • GR1- G12: First grade through Twelvth grade.
  • GR_OTHER: Other grades
  • PSP_GENERA: Not defined by OUSD metadata.
  • PSP_STATE_: Not defined by OUSD metadata.
  • PSP_LATCHK: Not defined by OUSD metadata.
  • PSP_SAPID: Not defined by OUSD metadata.
  • PSP_4A_AFD: Not defined by OUSD metadata.
  • PSP_4A_AR: Not defined by OUSD metadata.
  • PSP_FULLCO: Not defined by OUSD metadata.

Data Source History: Gil Brenum of Oakland Unified School District delivered a text file of school names and addresses to OCIS. The addresses were geocoded to the enhanced and reprojected Tiger streets layer, resulting in a point coverage. The points were adjusted using the same conflation links applied to the "oaktiger" coverage using the Arc:adjust command in Arc/Info. This brought the points into closer coordinate accuracy with the "streets" layer. Jonathan Lowe added annotation to the layer for each school's name.

Quality Check: No quality control procedures were performed on this layer.

Security restrictions: No security restrictions.

Update Frequency: No scheduled updates by OCIS.

Update process: OUSD will notify OCIS GIS staff when updates to the school layers are required and will supply OCIS with shapefiles for conversion to ArcInfo coverages.