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.  

 

NEW PLACEMENTS OFFERS (2020-21 School Year) ANNOUNCED
Please look for a notification from RSCO through email, text, and phone calls. We will continue announcing additional placement offers for school choice programs through October 1, 2020.  

Aerospace Elementary respond by September 20, 2020.
Ana Grace Academy of Arts Elementary School respond by September 20, 2020.
Discovery Academy respond by September 20, 2020.
Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School respond by September 20, 2020.
Greater Hartford Academy of Arts (Full-day) respond by September 20, 2020.
International Magnet School for Global Citizenship respond by September 20, 2020.
Montessori Magnet School (CREC) respond by September 20, 2020.
Reggio Magnet School respond by September 20, 2020.
Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University respond by September 20, 2020.
University of Hartford Magnet School respond by September 20, 2020.
Wintonbury Early Childhood Magnet School respond by September 20, 2020.

Open Choice Program for Suburban residents respond by September 22, 2020.

Betances Learning Lab
respond by September 23, 2020
Betances STEM respond by September 23, 2020
Breakthrough Magnet School, North respond by September 23, 2020
Breakthrough Magnet School, South respond by September 23, 2020
Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary M. Hooker respond by September 23, 2020
Great Path Academy at Manchester Community College respond by September 23, 2020
Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy respond by September 23, 2020
Hartford Prekindergarten Magnet School respond by September 23, 2020
Montessori Magnet at Batchelder respond by September 23, 2020
Montessori Magnet at Annie Fisher respond by September 23, 2020
Noah Webster MIcroSociety respond by September 23, 2020
Pathways Academy of Technology and Design respond by September 23, 2020
Sports and Medical Sciences Academy respond by September 23, 2020
STEM Magnet School at Annie Fisher respond by September 23, 2020

RESPOND TO A PLACEMENT OFFER

WHAT’S NEW AT RSCO (updated September 14, 2020)

Virtual (on-line) School Choice Information Sessions

The Hartford Public Library (HPL) invites you to register and attend upcoming virtual events that will provide families with information about the amazing school opportunities in the Greater Hartford Region! Learn more

Late Application (2020-21 School Year)
Great News! Full Day Kindergarten opportunity available to Hartford Resident Students!

The Hartford Region Open Choice program has additional seats available for students entering Kindergarten! We reopened the late application for Kindergarten applications to Open Choice so families can take advantage of this great option! Don't Delay...Apply today using the RSCO Late Application. Learn more

APPLY TO A FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN AT AN OPEN CHOICE DISTRICT

School Registration Information (2020-21 School Year)

School Registration is an important additional step parents/guardians must take to keep your child’s placement offer.  Please contact your child’s school if you haven’t registered or if you have questions. 

 SCHOOL REGISTRATION CONTACT INFORMATION

School Choice Application Information (2021-22 School Year)

The application for the 2021-22 school year will be available on November 2, 2020 and run through February 12, 2021.  

RSCO SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS
  • Magnet Schools, Grades PK to 12 (Theme-Based schools)
  • Open Choice Schools, Grades PK to 12 
  • Hartford Residents: Students attend schools in participating suburban school districts
  • Non-Hartford Residents: Students attend participating neighborhood schools in Hartford
  • Technical High Schools, Grades 9 to 12 (Career and College Readiness programming)
  • Agricultural Science and Technology Schools, Grades 9 to 12  (Career and College Readiness programming)

CONTACT US! We are here to help you! Although COVID-19 raises challenges for all of us, the RSCO Office staff is available to help you at rsco.sde@ct.gov or 860-713-6990.