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. If you receive a placement, please refer to the date the placement offer was sent from the list below to be sure that you respond on time.

RESPOND TO A PLACEMENT OFFER
Announcements Sent on Friday, September 25, 2020
Families who received a Magnet School Placement Offer on September 25, 2020, please respond by September 27, 2020.

Announcements Sent on Thursday, September 24, 2020

Families who received a Magnet School Placement Offer on September 24, 2020, please respond by September 25, 2020.

Announcements Sent on Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Suburban families who received an Open Choice Placement Offer on September 23, 2020, please respond by September 25, 2020
 
We will continue announcing additional placement offers for school choice programs through October 1, 2020.  

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.