Welcome to RSCO

The Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) invites you to search here to learn about the amazing public school options in the Greater Hartford Region that are available for Connecticut students.


RSCO Application 2022-23 School Year

2022-23 On-line Application will be Available Soon!

Apply from November 8, 2021 through January 31, 2022

Technical High School Early Application Deadline is January 10, 2022

RSCO Fall Fair

Hartford area families – join us for your chance to explore all of the incredible educational opportunities available through the Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) and have some fun while you’re there, too! This free event is open to new families, current families and prospective families who want to learn more, ask questions, and discover exactly what RSCO is all about.

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin University

Address: 9 Riverside Drive, East Hartford, CT 06118

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RSCO Virtual Fair Website

With dozens of schools across the Greater Hartford area, there’s a fit for every student. Visit the RSCO Virtual Fair website to explore the amazing and unique school choice options, search for various in-person and virtual events (fairs, open houses, information sessions), watch school videos and so much more!


RSCO School Choice School and Program Information

Search and learn more about RSCO School Choice amazing programs and schools in the Greater Hartford Region for grades Pre-K (age 3) to 12. 

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 RSCO Application 2021-22 School Year

Application Deadline Extended for Open Choice (Hartford Residents)

The Hartford Region Open Choice program has additional seats available for students entering PK4 (age 4) through Grade 10! We have continued the late application through October 31, 2021 for Open Choice so Hartford families can take advantage of this great option.

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Placement Announcements for Open Choice for Hartford Residents

Harford families that applied to an Open Choice through the RSCO School Choice application for the 2021-22 school year and have not received a placement offer should monitor their email and RSCO online application accounts for updates. Please read your placement offers carefully. Most placement offers will have a quick response window of three (3) days or less. Based on availability, RSCO will notify families with placement offers for the Open Choice Program (Hartford residents) through November 30, 2021.

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RSCO 2021-22 Family Guide

Our 2022-23 Family Guide will be available soon. In the meantime, please view the 2021-22 School Year RSCO Family Guide to School Choice publication for great information about our schools and programs and other important information to help you make an informed choice!

 RSCO Family Guide Cover Page English

Family Guide (English)

RSCO Family Guide Cover Page Spanish

Guía para la Familia (Spanish)

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.