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RSCO Application 2023-24 School Year

RSCO School Choice Late Application (updated: March 15, 2023)

The RSCO Late  Application is now available through September 15, 2023!

Families with students entering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 still have the opportunity to apply to RSCO Interdistrict Magnet Schools, Open Choice Programs, and Hartford Region Technical High Schools through the late application for the 2023-24 school year.

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RSCO is here to help you with your application! Check out our video for important tips before submitting your 2023-24 RSCO School Choice application! 

Montessori Magnet School (CREC) – Now offering Full Day PreK Programming!

Attention families with children entering PK3 and PK4!  New for the 2023-24 school year, Montessori Magnet School (CREC) will be offering full day preschool for PK3 (age 3) and PK4 (age 4).  

Montessori Magnet School (CREC) offers a unique approach to learning and provides students with a nurturing and supportive learning environment, which focuses on developing a student’s social, emotional, academic and physical needs. Want to learn more about what the Montessori Magnet School (CREC) has to offer? Email the school to schedule a tour or visit their school website for more information.  

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Application Assistance

You have a choice about where your child attends school. The Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) is here to help you make that choice by providing the information you need to make an informed decision and apply when you are ready!

Come to one of the many events we have scheduled, Family Fun Nights, RSCO Fairs, and Open Houses that offer application assistance as part of the event. Discover the many school choice options available in the Greater Hartford Region for families with children entering prekindergarten (age 3) through grade 12, including: Greater Hartford Regional Interdistrict Magnet Schools, the Hartford Region Open Choice Program, Hartford Region Technical High Schools, and Hartford Region Agricultural Science and Technology Education Centers.

Application Assistance Events

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In addition to these events, there are numerous opportunities to receive assistance during extended weekday hours and weekend hours to ensure you get the information and help you need to complete your RSCO School Choice Application on your schedule.

Have questions about the application process? We’re here for you! You can email, call us, send a message through the application, or schedule an in-person meeting. 

RSCO Publications

The RSCO Family Guide and Quick Reference Guide for the 2023-24 school year contain great information about our schools and programs and other important information to help you make an informed choice. The Quick Reference Guide and the English Family Guide are currently available.

RSCO 2023-24 Quick Reference Guide to find out more about RSCO schools and programs!

2023-24 RSCO Application Periods and Placement Announcement Notifications

There is no advantage to applying early as long as you apply by the on-time date, March 3, 2023, for Magnet Schools and Open Choice Schools. The one exception is the Early Application Deadline of January 13, 2023 for the Hartford Region Technical High Schools. 

Application Periods

Application Changes Periods

Placement Announcements

Families will start receiving placement communications during the time period listed below. Thereafter, RSCO will continue to send placement notifications through the spring and summer months based on seat availability. RSCO will notify families using emails and/or text messages about school placements.

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