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School Choice Assistance Partnership

Youth and Family Services – Downtown Branch – third floor


HPL - School Choice Assistance Center continue to safely offer services


Our staff members are working in the library and are available to help you in person by appointment.


Contact information:

  Monday to Thursday 9 A.M. – 6 P.M

 Friday from 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.

Call: 860-695-6325 (desk phone),

 Call/ Text: 860-969-9148, or 860-306-9757

               Email -,,


·       Families have until August 14, 2020 to apply with a Late Application for the 20-21 school year Click Here.

o   Late Application Magnet School and Open Choice Program List – Click Here


·       To Accept/Decline a placement offer or waitlist Click Here


·       School Registration Information – This is a very important next step. Click here for more information or make an appointment at the Downtown Branch for in person assistance



·        RSCO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

View the RSCO Placement Process Document in English and in Spanish and the RSCO Transportation Document in English and in Spanish to identify and answer commonly asked questions to help you make informed decision during the 2020-21 placement process.


·        Applying for the 21-22 School Year- We will begin accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year on November 2, 2020. Stay tuned for more information.

  • Helpful Links

The Hartford Public Library has collaborated with the Open Choice participating school districts and compiled a list of Summer Learning and Math Program.  Open Choice Summer Reading and Math List


Updated 8/7/2020