November 5, 2012 – SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS -- Springfield School District 186 is now using GIS Solutions’ School Locator to match addresses to school boundaries. School Locator is a user friendly, low cost, hosted website addressing questions related to school boundaries and assignments through address geocoding for both public and private schools – saving staff time and money. School Locator is available as an affordable annual subscription eliminating the need for investment in software, hardware, and development costs.
Users may go to the School Locator button identified on a subscribing school district’s website and type in an address to discover school boundaries. School Locator identifies all types of schools from elementary through high school as well as neighborhood, magnet, charter and private schools. Information
about each school is provided such as grade level served, location, and contact information. There is also the option to discover specific school information by conducting a search by name.
School Locator uses the latest mapping technology by employing the most current Esri products. It also takes advantage of the latest in “cloud” architecture, utilizing services provided by Bing Maps as well as hosting capability by Amazon Web Services. School Locator is easy to use and highly functional.
School Locator is accessible anytime day or night for anyone to easily interact with a school district’s map to discover what addresses fall within specific boundaries—no lengthy phone calls with school district
personnel are necessary. Learn more about the features of School Locator and how affordable it is for school districts at www.schoolanalyst.com.
About GIS Solutions
GIS Solutions, Inc. is a full service geographical information systems consulting firm providing services and products to federal, state, local and private sector clients, including Fortune 500 companies. GIS Solutions, Inc. specializes in custom GIS services including database design, application development and system
integration. GIS Solutions, Inc. is a NAVTEQ and Esri Business Partner. The main office is in Springfield, Illinois with a satellite office in Chicago, Illinois. Learn more about GIS professional services offered by GIS Solutions, Inc. at www.gis-solutions.com.