Compare any US elementary school district boundaries side-by-side, at the same scale. Hover over districts to view student population and poverty data. Click any district to freeze its data panel when moving between maps. In the Northeast, many school districts are narrowly drawn along city and suburban boundaries, which concentrates student poverty, as shown in Hartford, Connecticut and its surrounding towns. By contrast, metropolitan and county-wide school districts are more common in Southern and Western states, as shown in Charlotte-Mecklenberg, North Carolina. Sources: See Dividing Lines map and methodology, which draws student poverty data from US Census SAIPE. Map by Ilya Ilyankou and Jack Dougherty. See code on GitHub. Learn about Hartford schooling and housing in