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Check us out in West Hartford and Glastonbury Lifestyle magazines, August 2023 Edition: Choosing the Right School - The Greater Hartford Region School Choice Office
Check us out in Seasons Magazine, Spring 2023 Edition: Sparking Students’ Interest and Passions With School Choice 
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RSCO Placement Announcements (updated on September 15, 2023)

RSCO placement announcements for magnet schools and CTECS concluded. RSCO will continue to communicate placement offers to applicants who applied to the Open Choice program and who are on the waitlist as seats become available for the 2023-24 school year. Hartford families who applied to Open Choice should monitor their emails and text messages for placement notifications. 

RSCO Application Period for the 2024-25 School Year 

Get Ready to Apply for the 2024-25 school year! The RSCO School Choice Application will launch on December 4, 2023

Check back on December 4, 2023 to apply during the on-time application period, which runs through March 15, 2024. In the meantime, explore RSCO's School Directory and learn about the exciting magnet schools, Open Choice for Hartford Residents, Open Choice for Suburban Residents, and technical high schools options available to your family. Search by grade level, program type, magnet theme, and location and find the best fit for your student!

Save the Date! RSCO School Choice Kick-Off Fair!

Location: Academy of Aerospace and Engineering
Address: 1101 Kennedy Road, Windsor
Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Families will have the opportunity to meet with the representatives from RSCO's network of choice schools—magnet schools, open choice districts, technical high schools—to learn about classes, sports, and clubs. Discover the perfect school that sparks imaginations, and supports and encourages individual interests, passions, and goals. 

This fun, free event is the perfect time for new, current, and prospective families to learn more, ask questions, and discover exactly what RSCO School Choice is all about. Kids of all ages will have fun at our Winter Wonderland themed event with free food, fun activities, and so much more! Knowledgeable staff will be available to answer general questions, provide information about transportation, as well as application assistance. 

More information coming soon!

RSCO School and Program Information

Check out, the RSCO School and Program Information Website, to explore and learn more about the amazing and unique school choice options available to families in the Greater Hartford Region. RSCO's public school options include Interdistrict Magnet Schools, the Open Choice Program, Hartford Regional Technical High Schools, and the Agricultural Science and Technology Education Centers. Families can search for schools based on theme, grade-level, and other features, plus watch school videos, search for upcoming events, and so much more!