|CREC Magnet School Upcoming Events|
|Passport to Excellence Fair (For Pre-K3, Grade 6 & 9 applicants)|
|Nov. 30, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Snow Date: Dec. 5
|Connecticut State Capitol
201 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
|Hartford Region Open Choice Info Session|
|Jan. 24, 2018 |
5:30 - 7 p.m.
(For PK4 to Grade 10)
Snow Date: Jan. 31
|Parker Memorial Community Center|
2621 Main Street, Hartford
|Feb. 20, 2018 |
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Snow Date: Feb. 21
111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford
|Regional School Choice Office Fairs|
|Jan. 27, 2018 |
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Snow Date: Feb. 24
|Conard High School|
110 Beechwood Road, West Hartford
Are you a Hartford resident?
The Open Choice program offers students who live in Hartford the opportunity to attend a non-magnet public school outside of Hartford. Open Choice is free, and transportation is provided.
The towns available to Hartford residents who choose Open Choice are:
If you select the Open Choice option on your lottery application, it is best to know your zone, and you should know that you can select as many as five school districts that you would be willing to accept a seat in. You can also choose “all districts,” which means you will be offered a seat in whichever district is available.
Zone 1 – Avon, Canton, East Granby, Granby, Simsbury, Suffield, and West Hartford
Zone 2 – Bolton, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Somers, South Windsor, Tolland, Vernon, and Windsor Locks
Zone 3 – Berlin, Farmington, Newington, Plainville, Southington, and Wethersfield
Zone 4 – Berlin, Cromwell, Glastonbury, Newington, Portland, Rocky Hill, and Wethersfield
Choose from CREC’s 16 award-winning magnet schools, which are located in state-of-the-art facilities and have the latest technology, prepare students for college, and have high student achievement. Join 8,300 students from more than 85 Connecticut towns who have chosen a CREC education.
Choose CREC and provide your child with a themed-based curriculum that allows students to develop their talents and interests in diverse learning communities and participate in real-world experiences that enhance their daily learning.
Per Connecticut General Statutes, families of newly enrolled preschool students whose family income is above 75% of the state median income (SMI) will be required to pay a tuition fee for the 2018-19 school year. The fee for preschool students will be determined annually, but will not exceed $4,000 per child. Families whose income is at or below 75% of the state median income will not be required to pay tuition. For more information about preschool tuition, please review the Frequently Asked Questions document.
The Open Choice program offers students who live outside of Hartford the opportunity to attend a non-magnet Hartford public school. Transportation is provided for all students.
Although the school name may have “Academy” listed, these are regular public schools and you can select as many as five schools in which you would be willing to accept a seat.