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Group: Education features
Used on these elements
use on nodes unspecifieduse on ways unspecifieduse on areas unspecifieduse on relations unspecified
Status: in use


This key is used for school-related things, usually used to tag types of schools, in combination with tags like amenity=school.
Common values according to Taginfo include:

However, these usages conflict with each other. Perhaps school=primary and others should be replaced by isced:level=*.

Usage on routes

On type=route and type=route_master relations, school=yes indicates that a route is intended for transporting students. For example, in conjunction with route=bus, it distinguishes a school bus route from a general-purpose bus route.

See also