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Drop out rates in LAUSD Schools. Intro to GIS, Fall 2009. Map by: Jessica Nolan. What I DID NOT do. Get crime rates Successfully teach myself to georeference an image using control points Keep my sanity. Low income areas are concentrated: East LA South LA The Valley

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Drop out rates in lausd schools

Drop out rates in LAUSD Schools

Intro to GIS, Fall 2009



What i did not do
What I DID NOT do

Get crime rates

Successfully teach myself to georeference an image using control points

Keep my sanity


Map by: Jessica Nolan

Map by: Jessica Nolan


Map by: Jessica Nolan

Poverty is centralized in the same areas that people receive the most public assistance.

  • East LA

  • South LA

  • The Valley



FINALPOLICY QUESTION: What district-wide, violence prevention policy can LAUSD middle and high schools utilize to help educate students on the skills needed to prevent violence?

FIRST WE MUST KNOW

  • What are the demographics of LAUSD schools?

  • Where is violence centralized in LA County?

  • What are the needs of LAUSD students?


Skills
Skills

  • Inset Map: LAUSD Map

  • Point graduated Symbol: displayed the number of drop outs in LAUSD high schools

  • Aggregating attribute fields: adding together public assistance and SSI and then dividing by the total pop. Per census tract.

  • Attribute Subset Selections: selected LAUSD schools from all LA County Schools, selected major Interstates from an LA County roads shape file

  • Create Indices: Calculated percent of people that receive public assistance

  • Attribute sub-set selection: Selected City of LA from LA County Places for all maps. Selected interstates from LA County roads for all maps.

  • Geocoding: Created address locator for LAUSD High Schools and Middle Schools.

  • Geoprocessing: Clipping: Clipped LAUSD from County of LA school districts, clipped interstates to LA County, Clipped LA County from CA Counties,


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