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Our New Three-Year Plan for 2021-2024

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Learning happens every day. Attendance matters!

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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 860-695-8876 or visit our Office of Enrollment and School Choice.

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Superintendent Update – October 15, 2021

Join Us for a Virtual Training Session about School Governance Councils Roles and Responsibilities

Hartford Public Library & Brainfuse Offer Free Online Tutoring to All HPS Students Grades K – 12

October 18-22 Is National School Bus Safety Week 2021!

Our DIP DAYS Attendance Incentive Winners Plus Perfect Attendance Parties!

ICYMI: A Virtual Learning Session about Homelessness and Education

Environmental Sciences Magnet School Celebrates CT Grown for CT Kids Week

Free Help for Finding Financial Aid for College

Hartford Public Schools At-A-Glance*

* as of June 2021

About Us

Hartford Public Schools serves more than 17,500 PreK-12 students from Hartford and nearly 70 surrounding towns. We are one of the largest public school districts in Connecticut, with 39 schools, including 18 magnet schools.

We believe in our beautiful and capable students, high expectations, inclusiveness, collaboration, continuous improvement, and systemic accountability.

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.