applyPlease visit to apply. Follow the Apply Now link and create a username and password. You may submit an application online or print a hard copy to be filled out and mailed to the RSCO office. English and Spanish versions are available. 

To locate a satellite office near you, please contact the RSCO office at 860-713-6990 or go to the RSCO Website. The Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) is located at 450 Columbus Blvd. Suite P28, Hartford, CT 06103.

Things to remember when applying:

  • AFM is a Hartford Magnet School.  We enroll students through the Regional School Choice Lottery.  Our students come from over 43 surrounding towns.
  • AFM is a Hartford Zone 1 Magnet School.  Hartford residents living in Zone 1 have preference in the lottery.  Find out your zone by visiting
  • Bus Transportation is available for most students grade K-8th grade. Click HERE for suburban transportation details.  Click HERE for Hartford resident transportation details.

2019 - 2020 RSCO Lottery Information
How to
  • Apply to a RSCO School: The RSCO lottery application period opens on November 1, 2018, and closes on February 28, 2019.

Visit a RSCO Choice Fair, Information Session, and/or Open House

View school and district locations and school websites on the RSCO transportation zone map.

Printable version of the School Choice Fairs postcard.

Hartford Region Open Choice Information Sessions 

Hartford Public Magnet Schools 

School Choice Application Assistance and Parent Information Center

Regional School Choice Office logo


In addition to the Parent Information Center, the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) partners with a number of community organizations to offer lottery application assistance and general information about

Find a RSCO Application Assistance Site.    Español

Go to a RSCO Lottery Application Assistance SessionAsistencia en español disponible.


RSCO School choice catalog

*View the 2019-20 RSCO catalog.

Download a printable copy of the 2019-20 RSCO catalog.

*Due to production schedules information included in the RSCO catalog may change or be updated.

Six Steps to School Choice

For families new to the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO), the Six Steps to School Choice document provides a brief summary of the school choice process. Refer to the RSCO informational catalog for further details.

Download a printable copy of the Six Steps to School Choice.

List of School Choice Programs by Locations

Download a printable copy of School Choice Programs, Schools and Transportation Map.

En Español


Related Resources
Parent Information Center
Connecticut State Department of Education

Regional School Choice Office (RSCO)
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite P28
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
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Phone: 860-713-6990