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.

School Choice Application Assistance and Parent Information Center

Hartford regional school choice logo.


In addition to the Parent Information Center, the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) partners with a number of community organizations to offer lottery application assistance and general information.

Find a RSCO Application Assistance Site. 

Find Hartford Public Library School Choice Application Assistance Information.

Driving Directions to the RSCO Parent Information Center at 450 Columbus Blvd:

From I-91 South/North

• Take Exit 32A-32B (Trumbull St.)

• At 2nd light, turn left onto Morgan St.

• Turn right onto Columbus Blvd.

• Morgan Street Garage is on your right

• Go straight through light

• 450 Columbus Blvd. is on your left

From I-84 Westbound

• Take Exit 50 (US-44 W/S.Main ST)

• At the light, turn left onto Trumbull St.

• Sharp left onto Morgan St.

• Turn right onto Columbus Blvd.

• Morgan Street Garage is on your right

• 450 Columbus Blvd. is on your left

From I-84 Eastbound

• Take Exit 50 (Main St.)

• Continue straight

• Cross Trumbull St.

• Cross Main St.

• Cross Market St.

• At the 4th light, turn right onto  Columbus Blvd.

• Morgan Street Garage is on your right.

• 450 Columbus Blvd. is on your left.

Parking near 450 Columbus Blvd:

• On-street parking on Columbus Blvd. is only available in 2-hour intervals on a paid basis from 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Parking is strictly prohibited from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. due to rush hour traffic.

• Municipal parking is available for a required fee at the Morgan Street Garage, located on Morgan St.

• After parking in the Morgan Street Garage, take the elevator down to the street level and use the cross walk to walk across the street to the public entrance of 450 Columbus Blvd.

• As a visitor, you must sign in at the security desk with photo identification.

• All visitors will be entered electronically into the visitor management system and issued a visitor’s badge.

• Security personnel will direct you to the RSCO Parent Information Center, located on the Plaza Level. Please remember to turn in your visitor’s badge when you leave.

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