Do you have longitude/latitude information? I can send you the
proximity query but you need the longitude and latitude in order to
find proximity zips.
Basically what you do is find the zip code in question. Then find all
the zipcodes X miles away and then find all the schools in that range
query looks like this
@places = Place.find_by_sql ["select p.* from places p where ((3963.0
- acos(sin(p.latitude/57.2958) *
sin(?/57.2958) + cos(p.latitude/57.2958) * cos(?/57.2958) *
cos(?/57.2958 - p.longitude/57.2958))) < ?)", lat, lat, lon,
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