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NYC Dept. of Education


This dataset includes the point locations of schools and school entrances as well as the level, enrollment, and some demographics and economic data describing the student population.

Data Source: NYC Dept. of Education (online source) and other online sources

Year: 2006

Unit of aggregation: block group, tract, custom buffer around an address, ZIP code

Categories of variables: Counts, densities, and walking distances to schools and schools of a particular level (elementary, middle school or high school)

Examples of variables: Count or density of schools per unit, average walking distance or distance to nearest school from an origin point, count or density of schools within a quarter mile walking radius from an origin point.