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Student Transfers

Students in kindergarten through high school enrolled in the Dallas Independent School District may transfer from their assigned school to another school in the Dallas Independent School District for one school year, provided space is available in the receiving school and a student transfer application is completed and approved.

The 2017-2018 Application Window is
January 10 - March 10, 2017

Student Transfer Office
Office: (972) 749-5720
E-Mail: studenttransfer@dallasisd.org

 

Apply Online - English

 

Apply Online - Spanish

 

 

Important Notice To Parent:

  • Transfers are only for grades K to 12th.
  • Transfers are only for one school year.
  • Students must apply every year.
  • No Transportation is provided.
  • An application can be denied approval based on:
    • Space availability at the receiving campus.
    • Student’s grades, attendance, and conduct.
    • Submitted past deadline
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Intra-District Transfer

Reason

Process

Timeline

Students in grades K-12 who reside in Dallas ISD may request a transfer to another Dallas ISD school for one school year.

Curriculum Transfers-
To take a course(s) that is not offered in their home school.

Hardship Transfers-
If personal or family circumstances prevent a student from attending the assigned school.
  1. Apply online by the deadline of March 10, 2017.
  2. The requested campus will review application and a decision will be emailed.
  3. If approved, enroll at accepting school in August, 2017.

January 10 - March 10, 2017.

Important
Exceptions to the deadline will be on a case by case basis.
Important Notice: If not approved, see below for available appeal option.
  • NO APPEALS if the application was submitted after deadline.
  • NO APPEALS for decisions based on limited space availability at the requested campus in addition to student’s grades, attendance, and conduct.
  • Appealing gives parents an opportunity to present to an appeal committee, but does not guarantee the decision will change.
  • Parent must email their appeal request to studenttransfer@dallasisd.org by April 21, 2017.
  • Appeal hearings will begin the first week of in May until the month of June.
  • The Student Transfer Office will schedule date, time, and location of the appeal hearing.
  • The hearing will be held as scheduled and a decision will be determined even if the parent cannot be located or does not attend the appeal.
  • The parent will be notified of the appeal committee’s final decision at the hearing and/or by email.
  • DECISIONS OF THE APPEAL COMMITTEE ARE FINAL.

Out of District

Reason

Process

Timeline

Students in grades K to 12th who reside in another school district may request a transfer to a Dallas ISD school for one school year

Grandparent After-School Care Form

  • Parent is employed by Dallas ISD.
  • Grandparent resides in Dallas ISD and provides a substantial amount of after-school care for student.
  • Child of an employee of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) residing in an adjacent district.
  • Student accepted in Dallas ISD’s Magnet Program or School Choice.
  • Student requesting a regular transfer
  1. Apply Online Above by October 1. (or print and submit pdf to school Out of District Transfer Form )
  2. The requested campus will review application and a decision will be emailed.
  3. If approved, enroll in the receiving school in August, 2017.

Important:
Decisions on Out of District Transfers are final. There are no appeals.

If not approved, the student would need to attend a school in the district serving their residence.

The application window is October 1.

Important
Exceptions to the October 1 deadline will be on a case by case basis.
Important Notice To Parent: Transportation is NOT provided by the district for Intra-District Transfers or Out-of-District Transfers. Transportation is the responsibility of the parent.
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