Move More North Carolina: A Guide to School Siting
School siting is the process used by school boards and municipalities to decide where to locate new schools. This guide outlines the benefits of locating schools close to the students they serve; things to consider during the school siting process; and ways community members, planners and county officials can get involved.
Additional School Siting Resources
School Site Size — How many acres are necessary? (Council of Educational Facility Planners International)
School Siting — An Introduction to the School Transportation and Land Use Nexus
Smart School Siting — How School Locations Can Make Students Healthier and Communities Stronger (ChangeLab Solutions)
Smart School Siting Tool (US Environmental Protection Agency)