NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Open Choice Programs

The Open Choice Program is available 

for students living in Bridgeport, Hartford and New Haven to attend public schools in nearby suburban towns;
for students that live in nearby suburban towns to attend a public school in Bridgeport, Hartford and New Haven; and 
in grades PK-12 (the amount of available seats varies by school).

Open Choice Operators

The local Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) operates their region’s Open Choice program. RESC Contact Information and Websites 


Janet Foster
Phone: 860-713-6561