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.


Respond to a Placement OfferThe next round of Magnet school and Open Choice Program placement announcements have been sent and we need to hear from you by August 14, 2020! Please check for communications from RSCO through email, texting and phone calls and follow the instructions provided to respond to placements.


Apply with a Later Application by August 14 2020Please refer to the Late Application Magnet Schools and Open Choice Program List for up-to-date information on RSCO schools, grades and programs currently accepting late applications.


School Registration InformationThe new school year is coming soon and there are important additional steps you must take in order to enroll your student in the school or program in which you received a placement offer. In order to keep a student’s placement offer, parents/guardians must register their child with the school or program.

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.