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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

Helpful Videos

Creating an Account

Adding Children to an Account

Understanding the Dashboard

Navigating Through Applications

Submitting an Application

Editing an Application


View Application Guidebook

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 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.

Location 1:

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

Location 2:

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.

Location 3:

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

Phone: 860-509-3700
Email: at or
Chat live with CREC staff by visiting

Language Assistance

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:

*Please note:
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.

Important dates

Virtual “Live” Fair Weeks
Fall Virtual Fair Week: December 7 to 11, 2020
Winter Virtual Fair Week: January 25 to 29, 2021

Application Deadlines

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, 2021Glastonbury 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

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