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2017-2018 Application Season Now Open!!

Deadline: February 28, 2017

The Regional School Choice Office and Hartford Public Library

The Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) was created by the Connecticut State Department of Education to support the lottery. There is assistance available at the library to help families interested in learning about and applying to RSCO schools/programs.

We can help you with RSCO Services Lottery information and Assistance for Hartford Region, Open Choice Program, and Magnet schools as well as Technical and Agriscience education options. 


Lauren Thompson, School Choice Coordinator

Location: Downtown Library, Children's Department, 500 Main St.


Phone:860-695-6325 (desk); 860-306-9757 (cell)


Scheduled hours--December 2016 through April 2017

Sundays: 1-5p.m.

Mondays: 5-8 p.m.

Tuesdays: 5-8 p.m.

Wednesdays: 5-8 p.m.

Thursdays: 5-8 p.m.

Fridays: No scheduled hours

Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Important Links:



Regional School Choice Application:


Hartford Resident, Hartford Public Schools District Choice Online Application



School Finder / Zone Help


School Guides:

RSCO Catalog 2017-2018



Upcomming Spanish Application Assistance Dates:

Park Street Branch:

January 24, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

February 16, 2017 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.