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Together we can help ALL students attend school every day! If you need help getting your child to school, call our Welcome Center at 860-695-8400.

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District Model for Excellence

Learn about how Hartford Public Schools is reimagining the district in support of excellent Teaching & Learning, Family & Community Partnerships, School Climate & Culture, and Operational Effectiveness.

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Student Enrollment

Become a member of the Hartford Public Schools community. Find out how to enroll your student for school today! Contact us at 860-695-1500 or visit our Enrollment Center.

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About Us

Hartford Public Schools is a school district serving the city of Hartford, Connecticut. We are the largest public school district in Connecticut, serving over 40 magnet and non-magnet schools in the district.

In partnership with our families and community, Hartford Public Schools is inspiring and preparing all students to meet success in and beyond school.

Click here to learn more about our District Model for Excellence, or click here to learn about our student enrollment process.

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District Schools

Parents should note that choosing an out-of-zone school may affect availability of school transportation. This program is administered by Hartford Public Schools.

Magnet Schools

There are magnet schools in each school zone. While the majority of students are from Hartford, this program is open to students from the Greater Hartford region.

School Choice Process

The most important thing to understand about school choice in Hartford is that all the participating schools are tuition free public schools with open enrollment.