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Edaos

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Summary

One of several datasets produced for Maine Department of Education to display the affiliation of municipalities for educational purposes.

Description

An alternative organizational structure (AOS) is a combination of two or more school administrative units joined together for the purpose of providing administrative and sometimes educational services. Administrative services provided by the AOS are system administration (a superintendent and the superintendent's office), special education administration, transportation administration and the business functions of accounting, reporting, payroll, financial management, purchases and audit. Each member entity maintains its own budget, has its own school board, and is operated in every way as a separate unit except for the administrative services and those educational services indicated in the AOS reorganization plan. Budget approval is by majority vote of those present and voting at district budget meetings. The member entities share the AOS costs based on a formula specified in the AOS reorganization plan. In addition, the AOS school committee is comprised of representatives from each of the member entity school boards and conducts the business of the AOS. All votes of the AOS school committee are cast in accordance with voting procedures specified in the AOS reorganization plan.

Credits

Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.

Use limitations

Extent

West  -70.189166    East  -66.785838
North  47.362521    South  43.637634

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

Themes or categories of the resource  society, boundaries


*Content type  Downloadable Data
Export to FGDC CSDGM XML format as Resource Description No

Citation 

Title Edaos
Publication date 2012-01-11 00:00:00


Presentation formats  digital map
FGDC geospatial presentation format  vector digital data


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Organization's name Maine Department of Education (MDOE), Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS)
Contact's role  originator


Resource Details 

Dataset languages  English (UNITED STATES)


Status  completed
Spatial representation type  vector


*Processing environment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Version 5.2 (Build 3790) Service Pack 2; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.1.3143


Credits
Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.
ArcGIS item properties
*Name GISVIEW.MEGIS.Edaos
*Size 4.117
*Location Server=sql-gisview-prod.som.w2k.state.me.us; Service=sde:sqlserver:sql-gisview-prod.som.w2k.state.me.us,1633; Database=GISVIEW; User=MEGIS; Version=dbo.DEFAULT
*Access protocol ArcSDE Connection

Extents 

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
West longitude -70.189166
East longitude -66.785838
South latitude 43.637634
North latitude 47.362521

Extent
Description
publication date
Temporal extent
Date and time 2012-01-01 00:00:00

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -70.189166
*East longitude -66.785838
*North latitude 47.362521
*South latitude 43.637634
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude 410196.312400
*East longitude 667255.187400
*South latitude 4833716.000100
*North latitude 5245451.000400
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Individual's name John McCue
Organization's name Maine Department of Education
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-6600
Fax 207-624-6700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #23
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country US



Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  not planned


Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Projected
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_North_American_1983
*Projection NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N
*Coordinate reference details
Projected coordinate system
Well-known identifier 26919
X origin -5120900
Y origin -9998100
XY scale 10000
Z origin 0
Z scale 1
M origin 0
M scale 1
XY tolerance 0.001
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Latest well-known identifier 26919
Well-known text PROJCS["NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N",GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983",DATUM["D_North_American_1983",SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137.0,298.257222101]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",500000.0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-69.0],PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",0.9996],PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0],AUTHORITY["EPSG",26919]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 26919
*Codespace EPSG
*Version 7.11.2


Spatial Data Properties 

Vector
*Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only


Geometric objects
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.Edaos
*Object type  composite
*Object count 1720



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.Edaos
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Polygon
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 1720
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing FALSE



Data Quality 

Lineage 

Process step
When the process occurred 2012-01-01 00:00:00
Description Maine Department of Education provided MEGIS with an Excel spreadsheet containing Maine school adminstrative units current as of December 2011. Excel data was imported into Access to create tables for each individual school administrative unit. These tables were then joined to Metwp24 to extract the corresponding polygon data for each unit. The results of the joins and queries were used to create polygon shapefiles of each unit.


Process contact
Organization's name Maine Office of GIS
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  processor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700
Fax 207-287-3842

Address
Delivery point State House Station #174
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US





Source data
Resolution of the source data
Scale denominator 24000

Source citation
Title Metwp24
Publication date 2011-03-30 00:00:00


Presentation formats  digital map


Responsible party
Organization's name Maine Office of GIS
Contact's role  publisher


Responsible party
Organization's name Maine Office of GIS
Contact's role  originator




Extent of the source data
Description
publication date


Source data
Description TownSchoolUnits12162011.xls containing Maine school administrative units


Resolution of the source data
Scale denominator 24000

Source citation
Title TownSchoolUnits12162011.xls


Responsible party
Organization's name Maine Department of Education
Contact's role  originator




Extent of the source data
Description
publication date


Distribution 

Distributor
Contact information
Organization's name Maine Office of GIS
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  distributor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country US
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm - Monday through Friday - EST


Available format
Name ESRI Shapefile
Version ARC Version 9.x
Specification ArcView Shapefile Format; Data available from this website is in .zip compressed format.
File decompression technique WinZip is a Windows based, PKZip-compatible compression utility. You will need a program like this to extract the data


Available format
Name ARCSDE
Version ArcSDE 9.x


Ordering process
Terms and fees None
Turnaround time Immediate from Internet Data Catalog



Fields 

Details for object GISVIEW.MEGIS.Edaos 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 1720
Definition
school unit
Definition source
MEDOE


Field OBJECTID
 
*Alias OBJECTID
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.
*Description source
Esri
*Description of values Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.




Field TYPE
 
*Alias TYPE
*Data type String
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
School unit type abbreviation
Description source
MDOE


Field UNITNAME
 
*Alias UNITNAME
*Data type String
*Width 200
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
School Unit Name
Description source
MDOE


Field TOWN
 
*Alias TOWN
*Data type String
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Municipality or reservation name as listed in "Standard Geographic Code for Maine Minor Civil Divisions"
Description source
MEGIS


Field COUNTY
 
*Alias COUNTY
*Data type String
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Maine county name
Description source
MEGIS


Field SHAPE_Leng
 
*Alias SHAPE_Leng
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field Shape
 
*Alias Shape
*Data type Geometry
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Feature geometry.
Description source
ESRI
Description of values Coordinates defining the features.




Field Shape.area
 
*Alias Shape.area
*Data type Double
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field Shape.len
 
*Alias Shape.len
*Data type Double
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0






Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview The specific attributes for school administrative units were provided by the Maine Department of Education.


Entity and Attribute Detail Citation The ArcView shapefile and ArcGIS geodatabase formats, commonly used for Maine GIS data, carry default identifiers and attributes that are software generated and/or important for internal recordkeeping. These are listed here to avoid repetition for every layer, and may not be repeated in the attribute descriptions and definitions of each layer. Common software generated identifiers and attributes in Maine GIS data include: FID (feature identifier), Shape (feature geometry), OBJECTID and SHAPE_lengt. In addition, most GIS formats will carry fields for PERIMETER, AREA and/or LENGTH according to feature geometry. These fields are typically available by default, with the units based on coordinate system or projection units of GIS data. Most GIS software packages also provide a means to calculate these values. It is important to test any columns containing PERIMETER, AREA or LENGTH values before using them for analysis purposes. These important values can be carried from format to format and become out-dated. Verify that the values are correct. Also, in your GIS software, please view the properties of data layers for the map units used to calculate these fields, and for the units set for display purposes.




Metadata Details 

Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata  dataset
Scope name* dataset


*Last update 2013-11-14


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC
Metadata style ISO 19139 Metadata Implementation Specification


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2012-01-05 09:32:15
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2013-11-14 82:55:90


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2013-11-14 08:13:22

Item location history
Item copied or moved 2012-01-05 09:30:29
From U:\projects\metadata\templates\MEGIS_template
To \\oit-teaqfsemc01\oit-users\Anji.Auger\megis\metadata\MEGIS_template


Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Organization's name Maine Office of GIS
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov



FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type LabelGISVIEW.MEGIS.Edaos
Entity Type Definition
school unit
Entity Type Definition SourceMEDOE

Attribute
Attribute LabelOBJECTID
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition SourceEsri
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelTYPE
Attribute Definition
School unit type abbreviation
Attribute Definition SourceMDOE

Attribute
Attribute LabelUNITNAME
Attribute Definition
School Unit Name
Attribute Definition SourceMDOE

Attribute
Attribute LabelTOWN
Attribute Definition
Municipality or reservation name as listed in "Standard Geographic Code for Maine Minor Civil Divisions"
Attribute Definition SourceMEGIS

Attribute
Attribute LabelCOUNTY
Attribute Definition
Maine county name
Attribute Definition SourceMEGIS

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE_Leng

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape
Attribute Definition
Feature geometry.
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Coordinates defining the features.

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape.area

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape.len

Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview
                            The specific attributes for school administrative units were provided by the Maine Department of Education.
                          
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation
                            The ArcView shapefile and ArcGIS geodatabase formats, commonly used for Maine GIS data, carry default identifiers and attributes that are software generated and/or important for internal recordkeeping. These are listed here to avoid repetition for every layer, and may not be repeated in the attribute descriptions and definitions of each layer. Common software generated identifiers and attributes in Maine GIS data include: FID (feature identifier), Shape (feature geometry), OBJECTID and SHAPE_lengt. In addition, most GIS formats will carry fields for PERIMETER, AREA and/or LENGTH according to feature geometry. These fields are typically available by default, with the units based on coordinate system or projection units of GIS data. Most GIS software packages also provide a means to calculate these values. It is important to test any columns containing PERIMETER, AREA or LENGTH values before using them for analysis purposes. These important values can be carried from format to format and become out-dated. Verify that the values are correct. Also, in your GIS software, please view the properties of data layers for the map units used to calculate these fields, and for the units set for display purposes.