Spatial Distribution and Analysis of Secondary Schools in Damaturu Metropolis

  • Alhaji Mustapha Isah Department of Survey and Geoinformatics, Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic Geidam
  • Ishaku Ilyasu Department of Surveying and Goeinformatics
  • Umar Barde Department of Surveying and Goeinformatics
Keywords: Spatial, Distribution and Analysis


This work identifies and Mapped all secondary schools in Damaturu Metropolis through the acquisition and processing of both Spatial and attribute data. The Geographic Information System (GIS) data base for all secondary schools in the study area was created and analyzed, where the results revealed that there are total of thirty (30) secondary schools in the Metropolis which comprises of 19 Private, 9 Government and only 2 Community Secondary school as at the time of compiling this research. The used of ArcGIS 10.5 software system revealed in the analysis that the secondary Schools were clusterly sited where private secondary schools dominated the area with 63.33% where 30.00% and 6.70% were left out for government and Community secondary schools respectively. These schools were sited at 18 within and 12 outside the ring road which is 60% and 40% respectively. The Research therefore recommends that the Government should establish more secondary schools at uniform locations. So that the members of the community too can benefit.