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Do you know that your School Choice options extend beyond your own home district?

The Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) invites you to learn about the unique, high-quality public school choice options for Connecticut students entering Pre-Kindergarten (PK) through Grade 12 in the Greater Hartford Region through Interdistrict Magnet Schools, the Open Choice Program, Hartford Region Technical High Schools, and the Agricultural Science and Technology Education Centers.

RSCO School and Program Information ChooseYourSchool.org

Visit ChooseYourSchool.org, the RSCO School and Program Information Website, to explore the amazing and unique school choice options available to families in the Greater Hartford Region. Families can search for schools based on theme, grade-level, and other features, plus watch school videos, search for upcoming events, and so much more! Once they are ready, families can access the RSCO School Choice Application from the ChooseYourSchool.org website by selecting the apply button.

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RSCO School Choice Application for the 2023-24 School Year (updated December 5, 2022)

Coming Soon! Watch for the new application for the 2023-24 school year this week!
Families interested in Magnet Schools, the Open Choice Program, and/or Region Technical High Schools will soon be able to apply for the 2023-24 school year through the RSCO School Choice Application. The School Choice Application is just about ready but we are taking a few extra days to add enhancements to make applying even easier. Families will be able to search schools by grade level, program type, magnet theme, and location and save an application in progress to complete later. Check back this week to access the re-designed application and apply to school choice!

RSCO First Family Fun Night - December 13, 2022 at Riverside Magnet School (updated December 5, 2022)

It's that time of year again, the RSCO School Application for the 2023-24 school year is opening this week! RSCO is hosting its first Family Fun Night to give families the information they need to choose the right school for their child and help them complete their application. The Family Fun Night offers fun for the whole family and the opportunity to submit your application on the spot! The event will be held at Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University as follows:

December 13, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University 

29 Willowbrook Road, East Hartford CT

Kids can "shop" for free at our Winter Bazaar, enjoy free hot chocolate and food, and have fun with crafts while families learn about Magnet Schools, the Open Choice Program, and Hartford Region technical high schools.

RSCO Family Fun Night and Application Assistance

Noche de Diversión Familiar RSCO y Asistencia de Solicitud (Spanish)

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The RSCO Family Guide and Quick Reference Guide for the 2023-24 school year contain great information about our schools and programs and other important information to help you make an informed choice. The Quick Reference Guide and the English Family Guide are currently available. The Spanish Family Guide is coming soon.

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RSCO School Choice School and Program Information

Learn more about these incredible programs and schools available through RSCO School Choice for Connecticut residents in the Greater Hartford Region with children entering PK (age 3) through grade 12.

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Contact Us!

We are here to help you! The RSCO Office staff is available to help you at rsco.sde@ct.gov, 860-713-6990, or if you have created an online application account you may use the message feature to contact RSCO.