HPS Magnet Schools
The other type of Magnet Schools is known as Hartford Host Interdistict Magnet Schools. Students from Hartford and surrounding regions are eligible to enroll. All schools are public schools. As mentioned, these schools how specific themes in their curriculum. A benefit many parents find of these schools is that some of these schools offer extended days and school years. Like the CREC Magnet Schools, interested families fill out an application from the Regional School Choice Office. However, if a student is in their final grade at their current school must also fill out the HPS Choice application. The main difference is that these schools are run by the Hartford Public School System, where as CREC is not.