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Planning for your Child’s FUTURE Educational Success—

What to do: Parents' Roadmap to School Selection Process

INQUIRE:  Have a conversation with your child about their interests and talents
PREPARE:  Create an email account and password so that you can easily apply online:
  • Hartford District Choice Application
o   OPENS: Saturday, November 15, 2014
o   CLOSES: Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Regional School Choice Magnet Application
o   OPENS: Saturday, November 15, 2014
o   CLOSES: Friday, February 27, 2015
Hartford Parents: Remember, complete both the online Hartford District Choice Lottery and Regional School Choice Lottery Applications—use all of your options!
EXPLORE ALL SCHOOL OPTIONS:  School choice fairs and information sessions to learn more from Hartford District and Hartford Magnet school representatives and explore what each school has to offer
  • Regional School Choice Office Fair Dates:
o   Saturday, November 15—A.I. Prince Technical High School (PK-Grade 12)
o   Saturday, December 6—STEM Magnet School at Annie Fisher (PK-Grade 8)
o   Saturday, January 10—Public Safety Academy (Grade 6-12)
o   Saturday, February 7—Conard High School (PK-Grade 12)
SELECT:Your top schools and schedule a day to have your child shadow, take a school tour, or visit an open house
COMPLETE:  The applications online before the deadline of Friday, February 27, 2015
VERIFY: Your email address, password and print your application—keep this information in a familiar place
STAY IN CONTACT:  Be sure to visit our website at and signup for the following communication tools:
  • Hartford Public Schools Spotlight
  • School Messenger
  • Constant Contact
  • Find and like us on Facebook
ACCEPT: Using the email and password record you kept, login to your online application and accept your school placement
REGISTER: Bring the important documents listed in your placement letter and visit the school to register your child.
·         Hartford District Choice Lottery
o   Visit us at 960 Main Street—1st Floor to complete a placement request form
·         Regional School Choice Magnet Lottery
o   Complete a LATE paper application from Monday, March 2, 2015 - Friday, March 31, 2015
o   If after March 31, 2015 then wait and apply next year

Your Child’s Future Begins Here in Hartford!