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

RSCO Winter School Choice Fair - January 8, 2022

Hartford area families – join us at one of our magnet schools 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. Representatives from RSCO’s magnet schools, open choice schools, agriscience centers and technical high schools will be there to provide information about classes, sports, clubs, transportation and more! Prospective students can meet with school staff to discover new and interesting extracurricular activities and find a school that focuses on their unique interests. We will be providing application assistance to help answer your questions and there will be computers set up for you to apply at the event! There will be free hot chocolate and snacks for the kids!

NEW!! FREE BUS SHUTTLE - We want to make it easy for you to come to the event. RSCO is offering free shuttle buses to transport families to and from the RSCO Winter Fair and Hartford locations. There are a limited number of car seats for those families that have Pre-K age or younger children. Bus stop locations and schedule will be posted here. Face coverings are required.

Location: Academy of Science and Innovation, 600 Slater Road, New Britain, CT 061053

Date: January 8, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

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RSCO On-line Application is Now Available to Apply for the 2022-23 School Year!

The RSCO School Choice Application for the 2022-23 school year is now available. Take your time and explore the different options available to you and Apply by January 31, 2022. The new application asks families to complete a child profile for all of their children and uses that information to inform you of the priorities that apply before you choose your schools or districts. We want you to have all of the information that you need to make informed choices for your family!


There is no advantage to applying early as long as you apply by the on-time date, January 31, 2022, for Magnet Schools and Open Choice Schools. The one exception is the Early Application Deadline of January 10, 2022 for the Hartford Region Technical High Schools. 


RSCO Family Guide contains great information about our schools and programs and other important information to help you make an informed choice!

RSCO Family Guide


RSCO Quick Reference Guide to find out more about RSCO schools and programs!

Quick Reference Guide (English)

Guia de Referencia Rapida (Spanish)


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 Info Attend an Event!

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

RSCO 2021-22 Family Guide

Our 2022-23 Family Guide in Spanish 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 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.