The RSCO School Choice Application for the 2024-25 School Year is Open! Apply Now!

Join us for RSCO’s last Application Assistance and Family Fun Night on March 7th! Sign-Up!


We will be updating this page with important and timely information about the RSCO application process.
Please check back here regularly for updates.

RSCO School Choice Application — Time is running out to apply!

The on-time deadline for the 2024-25 RSCO Application is Friday, March 15, 2024 at 11:59 pm. Start your Application today! Apply!

RSCO Placement Offers (Updated 3-2-2024)

The deadline to respond to the CTECS Early Round Placement Announcements closed on March 1, 2024. RSCO placement notifications for on-time CTECS, Magnet Schools, and Open Choice applicants will be sent to families the week of April 15, 2024. Please monitor your email and check back here for updates!

Apply when you are ready!

Review the Important Information page to review important tips and strategies for applying and take advantage of RSCO’s Online School Choice Directory to identify the options available to your family. Search schools by program type, magnet theme, and location and find the best fit for your student!

Apply Now!

Key Dates and Events

RSCO Application Periods

Mark your calendar so that you know exactly what is happening, and when.

On-Time Application Period

Magnet Schools, Open Choice Program, and CTECS

  • Opens: December 4, 2023
  • CTECS Early Round Deadline: February 1, 2024
  • Closes: March 15, 2024

Extended Application Period

Magnet Schools, Open Choice Program, and CTECS

  • Opens: Week of April 15, 2024
  • Closes: July 19, 2024

RSCO School Choice Fairs

Attend a RSCO school choice fair to meet with representatives from RSCO’s network of choice schools — magnet schools, open choice districts, and technical high schools — to learn about classes, sports, clubs, and transportation, while participating in fun activities! This free event is the perfect time for prospective families to learn more, ask questions, and discover exactly what RSCO School Choice is all about.

Winter RSCO School Choice Fair (Grades PK–12)

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin University, 9 Riverside Drive, East Hartford
Snow/Weather Date: March 9, 2024

Spring RSCO School Choice Fair (Grades PK–12)

Date: April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sport and Medical Sciences, 280 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford

Family Fun Nights

Join RSCO staff for our last Family Fun Night during the on-time application period! Receive help with the RSCO application, find information about your school choice options and enjoy fun activities for the whole family!

Family Fun Night #3:

Date: March 7, 2024
Time: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ana Grace Academy of the Arts, 129 Griffin Road North, Bloomfield
Snow/Weather Date: March 12, 2024

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