School and Program Information

Connecticut families have great school choice options available to them in the Greater Hartford Region on top of school programming in their own home district. Check out the resources provided here to help you access the information you need to make informed choices about your options.

Descriptions of Choice Schools

General information about each school choice option.

  • 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 select public schools in Hartford with special programming         
  • Hartford Region Technical High Schools, Grades 9 to 12 (Career and College Readiness programming)
  • Agricultural Science and Technology Education Schools (ASTE), Grades 9 to 12 (Career and College Readiness programming)

Guides and Publications

Please take a look at our Guides and other publications to explore information about school choice programs, specifics on individual schools, and details on how to apply.

Contact Us! The RSCO Office staff is available to help you at or 860-713-6990.