The Open Choice program allows urban students to attend public schools in nearby suburban towns. It allows suburban and rural students to attend public schools in a nearby urban center. Enrollments are offered by school districts on a space-available basis in grades K-12. Lotteries are used to place students when there are more applications than spaces available. The program includes Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven and their surrounding districts.
Bridgeport Area Open Choice
Cooperative Educational Services (CES)
Dr. Mark Ribbens
23 Oakview Dr.
Trumbull, CT 06611
Hartford Area Open Choice
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
34 Sequassen St.
Hartford, CT 06106
Website: Capitol Region Education Council Open Choice
New Haven Area Open Choice
Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES)
350 State St.
North Haven, CT 06473