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.

Explore School Choice Events

Hartford regional school choice logo.

 Explore is the first step to school choice. 

Attend RSCO school fairs, open houses and visit the RSCO Parent Information Center or a satellite site to receive application assistance.

Apply is the second step to school choice. 

Start an application online beginning November 1, 2019. Select your school choices and complete the application by the new January 31, 2020 deadline. Complete the technical high school early application by December 20, 2019.

Respond is the third step to school choice. 

Log into your RSCO application account to accept a placement offer or waitlist.


Families can begin to explore school choice options by attending a Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) fair, open house or parent information sessions. To set up a personal tour see the sites below to schedule a visit.

Printable version of the RSCO School Choice list.   En español  

Printable version of the RSCO School Choice Events card.   En español


Agriculture Science and Technology Education (ASTE):


Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) Magnet Schools

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS)

East Hartford: