How to Apply

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 Attend the next RSCO Fair 

  Submit an Application

RSCO on-time application deadline is March 15, 2024.
RSCO Extended application period is from April 22, 2024 through July 19, 2024.

  Accept Placement
   Register with your child's school

Should you have any questions about the application process or need assistance with your application, please contact the CREC Welcome Center by phone at 860-509-3700
or visit in person at 111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106.

RSCO also manages the application and placement process for magnet schools in the Greater Hartford Region. Prospective students must apply through RSCO’s easy-to-use online application platform that allows parents/guardians to manage applications for all their children. Families only need to create one RSCO account and should use the same account each year to submit applications.

Check out, the RSCO School and Program Information Website, to learn more about the School Choice Application process and APPLY to our school!

Placement Priorities for the Academy of Computer Science and Engineering Middle School

The following priorities are used in the placement process and can increase the chance of a placement if our school has available seats. To receive priority, you must apply during the on-time application period and make the school your first choice. Applicants receive priority in the order listed below.

  • Enrolled Sibling
  • Placed Sibling
  • Employee/Staff
  • Pathway school: Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary School; Academy of International Studies Elementary School; Ana Grace Academy of the Arts School (grade 5); Discovery Academy; Glastonbury/East Hartford Magnet School; Montessori Magnet School, CREC (grade 5 & grade 6); Museum Academy; Reggio Magnet School of the Arts; and University of Hartford Magnet School

Placement Announcements
Placement announcements are made in early April and continue biweekly, as seats are made available, through September. No magnet school placements are made after October 1.
Once an applicant receives a placement offer, they must complete registration within the timeframe provided. Failure to register will result in the placement offer being administratively declined and the seat will be offered to another applicant on the waitlist.