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

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 […]

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 […]