Selecting the right school for your family is an important decision for your student’s future success! We have created the helpful videos and resources below to assist you through this process.
If you have any questions along the way, the RSCO staff is here to help!
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Application Assistance Locations
Application Assistance Events
How to Apply
Creating an Account
Adding Children to an Account
Understanding the Dashboard
Navigating Through Applications
Submitting an Application
Editing an Application
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Contact us with questions
How to Get Application Assistance
Have questions about the application process? We’re here for you! There are three ways to contact us for assistance. You can email us, call us by phone, or schedule an in-person meeting.
1. Contact us by email.
Contact us at email@example.com and a member of our staff will respond to your question as quickly as possible. You can also send us a message through the dashboard in your online application.
2. Call us by phone.
Call 860-713-6990 by telephone and leave a message. Our staff returns calls during office hours, which are weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
3. Schedule an in-person meeting
Three locations are open for in-person meetings. You must make an appointment in advance to be seen.
The Hartford Public Library, Downtown Branch
600 Main St.
Hartford CT 06103
To book an in-person appointment for assistance, call 860-695-6325; or text 860-969-9148 or 860-306-9757; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hartford Public Schools Welcome Center
330 Wethersfield Ave., 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06114
To book an in-person appointment for assistance, call 860-695-8876, Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The CREC Welcome Center
The CREC Welcome Center is available to provide assistance to families with the RSCO Application via telephone, email and our new Chat feature. Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:30pm.
CREC Welcome Center
111 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Email: at email@example.com or
Chat live with CREC staff by visiting www.choosecrec.org
Spanish language assistance with the RSCO online application is available by telephone by calling 860-713-6990.
Assistance for 250 other languages is also available by telephone at 860-713-6990. RSCO uses interpretation services from Linguistica International. Some of these languages include:
Submitting a RSCO School Choice application does not guarantee a placement offer.
Misrepresenting application information or altering registration documents will result in the deletion of the application and/or placement offer.
Virtual “Live” Fair Weeks
Fall Virtual Fair Week: December 7 to 11, 2020
Winter Virtual Fair Week: January 25 to 29, 2021
August 29, 2021 – Extended Late Application Deadline for Magnet, Open Choice, and CTECS
March 19, 2021 – Extended Deadline for Magnet, Open Choice, and CTECS Application
January 22, 2021 – Deadline for CTECS Schools Early Application
January 22, 2021 – Glastonbury Regional Agriscience and Technology Center at Glastonbury High School with paper application
March 1, 2021 – D.F. Harris Sr. Agriscience Center at Bloomfield High School with paper application
April 1, 2021 – Suffield Regional Agriscience Center at Suffield High School with paper application
PreK-3, PreK-4, and Kindergarten Age Requirements
- PK3 (Prekindergarten Age 3): Child was born between September 1, 2017 and December 31, 2018;
- PK4 (Prekindergarten Age 4): Child was born between September 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017; or
- Kindergarten: Child was born between September 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016, OR child was born between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015, and has no previous schooling.