NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

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The official site for the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) and central location for school choice application assistance for the three Greater Hartford region technical high schools, A.I. Prince, E.C. Goodwin, Howell Cheney, the Open Choice Program and Hartford region magnet schools.


RSCO Second Round Placement Announcements


The next round of placement announcements will be sent out during the first of June. Look for communications from RSCO through email, texting and phone calls to respond to placements.  If you haven't done so already, please continue to use the link to respond to waitlists for the 2020-21 school year.


RSCO respond to placements and waitlists.



RSCO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

View the RSCO FAQ document to identify and answer commonly asked questions to help you make informed decisions during the placement process.


Apply to the RSCO Late Application

The on-time application period is now closed. The late application period is open from February 18 and will close on July 31, 2020. For more information please see the Late Application Schools and Open Choice Program List



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Parent Information Center
Connecticut State Department of Education
Regional School Choice Office (RSCO)
450 Columbus Blvd, Suite P28
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
Phone: 860-713-6990