raw data and R code for "Building Visualizations Using City Open Data: Philly School Comparisons"
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philly_viz

raw data and R code for "Building Visualizations Using City Open Data: Philly School Comparisons"

Replication

Clone the repo and run the R scripts of interest (using R version 3.1.2 (2014-10-31) -- "Pumpkin Helmet"):

To make the violin plot

Run violin_plot.R

To make the map plot

Run points_on_map.R

Data notes:

All data was downloaded from Philly open data portal!!! (Yay open data!!!) All originals are in the "downloaded_data" folder Code then calls these files in making the two visuals of interest

Get school and score data

2014_2015_SCHOOL_PROGRESS_REPORT_20160208.xlsx downloaded from https://www.opendataphilly.org/dataset/school-school-progress-report-data/resource/f4491afc-f872-4c2d-a898-6f5f4fe962e8 (last updated July 21, 2016) (first sheet resaved as csv for ease of calling into R)

Get long and lat for schools

Schools.csv downloaded from https://www.opendataphilly.org/dataset/schools/resource/8e1bb3e6-7fb5-4018-95f8-63b3fc420557 (last updated 1/21/15)

Get ID numbers for merging for schools

"2014-15 Master School List" (last updated 9/8/15) https://www.opendataphilly.org/dataset/school-district-school-information/resource/c5876647-e4b5-4138-b547-acd443285f45 (second sheet resaved as csv for ease of calling into R)

Get data for mapping

"Zipcodes_Poly" folder downloaded from https://www.opendataphilly.org/dataset/zip-codes/resource/4cb98d0e-24e1-484b-936c-ddbe255a2ec1

Ping me if you have any questions/concerns

Here's my email: alex.p.albright@gmail.com