Public Schools

GIS File Name



This layer contains point features of all Cambridge public schools.


Created for general use by City staff. Used for both mapping and specific identification of buildings with a similar use. Also used by emergency responders for evacuation and if the school is a designated shelter.

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Name Type Details Description
SITE_NAME type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
School name
ADDRESS type: String
width: 40
precision: 0
School address
PHONE type: String
width: 16
precision: 0
School phone number
SHELTER type: String
width: 10
precision: 0
Denotes whether the school acts as an emergency shelter
SHEL_FOOD type: String
width: 16
precision: 0
Denotes whether there are food serving facilities
SHEL_CAP type: Double
width: 8
precision: 16
Capacity of shelter

Coordinate System

NAD 1983 StatePlane Massachusetts Mainland FIPS 2001 Feet