There are two separate lottery applications for families applying to Hartford District Schools and RSCO Magnet/Open Choice schools.

Need assistance?  Contact us at 860-695-1500 or visit our Enrollment Center located in the 1st floor lobby of 960 Main St., Hartford.

DISTRICT SCHOOLS

  • The on-time application period for the 2018-19 school year is now closed.
  • Families who are in need of a 9th grade seat, kindergarten and/or Prekindergarten seat for next school year (2019-20) and missed the application should complete a placement request form at the HPS Enrollment Center, 960 Main street, 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06103.

 

MAGNET & OPEN CHOICE SCHOOLS

  • The on-time application period for 2018-19 school year is now closed.
  • To submit a late application for select schools, please click here RSCO Magnet/Open Choice
  • Please note, that late applications do NOT run in the lottery and late applicants will not receive a wait list number.

When to Apply

The on-time application period for both the Hartford District Choice and RSCO Lotteries for the 2018-19 school year is now closed. To submit a late application to the RSCO lottery for select magnet schools, please click here RSCO Magnet/Open Choice 

 

Please note, that late applications do NOT run in the lottery and late applicants will not receive a wait list number.

Where to Apply

The on-time application period for both the Hartford District Choice and RSCO Lotteries for the 2018-19 school year is now closed. To submit a late application to the RSCO lottery for select magnet schools, please click here RSCO Magnet/Open Choice 

 

Please note, that late applications do NOT run in the lottery and late applicants will not receive a wait list number.

Who Can Apply

All parents or legal guardians of a student can apply.

  • Hartford Resident families can complete both the Hartford District Choice Lottery and the Regional School Choice (RSCO) Lottery applications.
  • Non-Resident families who wish to access Hartford Public School Magnet and Open Choice options apply only through the RSCO application.

What’s Next?

What Families Need to Know After the Lotteries Occur:

Acceptance & Registration

  • ACCEPT IMMEDIATELY, ONCE YOUR FAMILY RECEIVES A LETTER OR EMAIL OFFERING PLACEMENT!
    • If a family does not accept with the time frame noted, the placement may be considered declined and the seat will be offered to another student. Families can accept electronically online or by returning the signed placement forms
  • REGISTER your child at their new school within two weeks of acceptance.
    • Be prepared to bring the following documents with your child:
      • Photo ID of parent or guardian, Birth Certificate, Updated Physical Exam (blue form); Immunization Records; and Proof of Hartford residency (utility bill/lease/renal agreement)
  • All children living in the United States have the right to a free K-12 public education. Immigrant children do not need a green card, visa, passport, alien registration number or Social Security number in order to register for school