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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = school
Using this tag is discouraged, use landuse=education instead. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: deprecatedPage for proposal

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This feature has been labeled as deprecated. The recommended replacement is: landuse=education.
The reason is documented in Deprecated features. You are still free to continue to use or interpret this tag as you see fit since OpenStreetMap does not have “banned features”.
Under no circumstances should you (semi-)automatically change “deprecated” tags to something else in the database on a large scale without conforming to the automated edits code of conduct. Any such change will be reverted.

It was used to map school grounds; it has been replaced by landuse=education.

Deprecation vote

This tag has been formally deprecated by a community vote on 2021-05-21.

Transition Plan

Transition stats


Please help the community to transition from landuse=school to landuse=education with the following tasks:


Task English Other language Comment
Update landuse=school wiki page yes N/A
Update landuse=education wiki page yes yes
Update the deprecated features page yes no
Update every other page mentioning the landuse=education tag (listed here no Unknown
- Tag:amenity=school yes N/A
- FR:Tag:amenity=school N/A yes
- DE:Tag:amenity=school N/A yes
- Pt:Tag:amenity=school N/A yes
- Pl:Tag:building=school N/A N/A
- RU:Устаревшие элементы N/A yes
- Template:Deprecated features yes Unknown
- FR:Éléments cartographiques dépréciés N/A yes
- ES:Tag:amenity=school N/A yes
- Proposed features/landuse=school Unknown Unknown
- ES:Características desestimadas N/A yes
- Pl:Dezaprobowane znaczniki N/A yes
- Uk:Deprecated features N/A yes
- Bourgogne-Franche-Comté/Groupe local/Compte OSM N/A yes
- Changelog Unknown Unknown
- Ca:Tag:amenity=school N/A yes
- Zh-hans:已弃用的地图要素 N/A yes
Update landuse=school data item yes N/A
Update landuse=education data item yes N/A
[Please add any documentation that might be relevant] N/A N/A
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See https://taginfo.openstreetmap.fr/tags/landuse=school#projectsfor more details about the tools using this tag.

Mission Task landuse=school tag deprecated landuse=education tag supported URL of the request Comment
For every editorː change preset from landuse=school to landuse=education Update JOSM preset yes yes https://josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/20959
Update ID preset In progress In progress https://github.com/openstreetmap/id-tagging-schema/issues/311
Update Vespucci preset yes yes
For every Q/A toolsː suggest to switch from landuse=school to landuse=education Create a JOSM/Validator preset yes yes
Other toolsː switch from landuse=school to landuse=education Update Organic Maps preset N/A N/A
[Please add any editor, tool or render that might be relevant] N/A N/A N/A N/A
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Mission Task landuse=school tag deprecated landuse=education tag supported URL of the request Comment
Render Update OSM Carto render In progress In progress [1]
Check Osmand render yes yes
How to use this table ?

MapRoulette challenge

The french community organised a challenge to MapRoulette challenge to make the transition over the french territoryː https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/23973 All finished on 2021-12-22

See also