We partner with school districts of all sizes across the nation to solve planning challenges with data-driven and community-focused solutions. Our team of GIS analysts, demographers, and planners are experienced, technically accomplished, resourceful, and dedicated to your project’s success. We do this work because we are passionate about helping school districts make informed decisions that improve their communities.
Your Path to Better Planning Starts Here
Solving the challenges of tomorrow or a decade from now can feel equally daunting. Whether you need a short-term solution or are embarking on a project that will impact your district for years to come, FLO is ready to help. Everything we do—backed by our team of experts and the innovative use of technology and data—is in service of helping school districts achieve their goals.
Student Enrollment Forecasting
Future-proof your budget, staffing, and facility plans with student enrollment forecasts that reliably predict the number of students you can expect over time, for your entire school district, each attendance area, each grade level, and each school.
Attendance Area Boundary Planning
Confidently analyze, redraw, and implement new school attendance area boundaries to meet your district’s planning objectives. No boundary project is too complex for our proven blend of customized mapping technologies, data analytics, and community engagement.
“The level of responsiveness and attentiveness you give to your clients is exceptional. We will always look to you to help us. I wouldn’t think of doing any further work without FLO.” —Michael D. Wolfe, Salem-Keizer Public Schools Chief Operations Officer
School Facilities Planning
Create stronger, more resilient strategic facilities plans with the help of our planners and analysts. From deciding where to build new schools to preparing for a bond—we can help.
K12 Planning Technology
Save time and energy with our custom software and apps that help school districts engage their community, explore and analyze their data, and plan for the future.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 disrupted in-person learning at school districts across the country, resulting in large enrollment losses for many districts in 2020–21. Some families moved, while others chose alternatives...Benjamin Maloney
FLO’s school district practice is getting a new infusion of demography expertise in July with the hiring of Charles Rynerson as a lead demographer. Charles comes to FLO after 16 years at the Portland State University Population Research...Kent Martin
Explore Our Work
Robust Enrollment Forecasting and Boundary Committee Process Enhances A Boundary Adjustment Project
Client: North Clackamas School District
Analyses of Local Trends in Housing and Student Choice Lead to More Reliable Enrollment Forecasts
Client: Edmonds School District
Data Compilation, Planning Strategies, and Public Engagement Support Grade Reconfiguration
Client: Centennial School District