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The Regional School Choice Office and Hartford Public Library

The Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) is the central location for application services and application assistance for the three Hartford region technical high schools, the Open Choice Program, and Hartford region magnet schools

RSCO School Placement Process Update

RSCO notifications have been sent to families via email. Please respond to placements and waitlists for the 2020-21 school year. 


The Hartford Public Schools Lottery will run the week May 11, 2020. Families who applied will receive an email regarding placements and waitlists.

2020-21 Late Application assistance is available from February 18, 2020 to July 31, 2020

While we are closed to the public, please fee free to contact us with any questions.

Ranie Busgith: 860-306-9757 or Geetha Karkera: 860-969-9148


Stop by the School Choice Office at the Downtown Branch - Children’s Department on the third floor for assistance




HPL - School Choice Coordinators:        Ranie Busgith & Geetha Karkera

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


Phone: 860-695-6325 (desk)

Cell phone: 860-306-9757 / 860-969-9148


Scheduled hours

Mondays: 1 - 8 p.m.

Tuesdays: 2 - 8 p.m.

Wednesdays: 1 - 8 p.m.

Thursdays: 1 - 8 p.m.

Fridays: Off

Saturdays: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sundays: 1 - 5 p.m.



Important Links:



Regional School Choice Application

Hartford Resident, Hartford Public Schools District Choice Online Application



School Finder / Zone Help


School Guides: