GuideK12 Resource Library

GuideK12 provides solutions for many challenges districts face.  Below are case studies on key areas:  Boundary Planning, School Choice & Open Enrollment,  Demographic Analysis, Referendum Planning.  Simply Click on the Tab to open all the case studies on that topic to begin.

District Completes Successful Rezoning Initiative

Cleveland City Schools, Cleveland, TN District Completes Successful Rezoning Initiative with planning, community […]

Q&A with Stephen Murley

Stephen Murley, Iowa City Community School District Iowa City is the home of […]

Improving Outcomes by Reducing Mobility in Low Performing Schools

Research shows that when students change schools, they lose on average, three months […]

School Equity – Renovation and New Construction

By Deborah Karcher, K12 Ed Tech Advisor for Executive Management Recently senators added […]

Highline Public Schools Embraces Geovisual Analytics

Highline Public Schools (HPS), located in Burien, Washington, borders Seattle to the north […]

Leverage Innovative Technology for Informed Decisions

Growing by 500-600 students a year for over a decade requires innovative thinking […]

Wayzata Case Study: Guiding Principles Drive a Successful District Realignment

Wayzata Public Schools had uneven growth and a need to make changes. With […]

The Risk and Reward of Parent Centric Planning Efforts

In our complicated and political world, the idea of bringing a large groups […]

Boundary Planning Blueprint: Parent-Centric Boundary Planning Leads to Timely Success

In November 2015, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools, the fourth largest district in Minnesota […]

Mobile County Public Schools Selects GuideK12™, Geovisual Analytic Software

GuideK12 reaches one-million student milestone with addition of largest district in Alabama Eagan, […]

Lake Oswego School District Embraces Data Visualization Platform for Decision making

Award winning Lake Oswego School District chooses GuideK12, geovisual analytics software Eagan, MN […]

AZ District Successfully Makes Changes Affecting Nearly 50% of Students

Sunnyside Unified School District realigns boundaries, closes two buildings and moves sixth grade […]

Warren County District Utilizes Innovative Data Visualization Tool for Realignment

Administrators use GuideK12, geovisual analytics to make informed boundary changes Bowling Green, KY […]

How Does Your District Analyze School Choice Data?

School Choice is expanding and changing state by state. Families are seeking customization […]

Driving Open Enrollment with Parent Choice in Mind

It truly was an “aha moment” for the district to visualize the location […]

What Data Could You Be Mapping?

What Data Could You Be Mapping? School districts’ appetite for data has continued […]

Planning now to be ready for 2024

The Strategic Plan Revised – Shadow IT Plans By Deb Karcher, former CTO […]

The ABC’s of GuideK12 Applications

An alphabetical look at GuideK12’s offerings.  

Geographic Data Helping Assess Chronic Absenteeism

How Data Can Help You Combat Chronic Absenteeism For a long time, districts […]

Preparing All Students for an Uncertain Future

Over the past century our world has moved from much certainty and little […]

High-Growth Texas District Uses Geovisual Analytics to Plan for the Future

New Braunfels Independent School District adopts GuideK12™ to visualize and analyze district needs […]

Idaho School District Embraces Innovative Data Visualization Software to Steer Strategic Planning

Cassia County School District is the first in the state to implement geovisual […]

Four Pillars of Change: Driving Proactive Change

Big change requires strategic, data-driven thinking. This article outlines four key pillars that […]

Hopkins Public Schools Finds Creative New Applications for Administrative Analytics

Veteran Tech Director Uses GuideK12 to Track Enrollment Patterns, Boundary Changes and Provide […]

School District Passes Referendum with Unified Support

North Branch tried seven times between 2002 and 2017 to pass a bond […]

Why School Referenda Fail: Research and Best Practices for Success

Results of tax referenda over time vary significantly from state to state for […]

Passing Tax Referendum in the New Normal

The tax tolerance climate in the U.S. has become more difficult, the public […]

Stillwater Area Public Schools Successfully Engages Community, Passes $97.5M Referendum

GuideK12 analytics support strategic planning in the 18 month referendum process MINNEAPOLIS, MN […]