Important announcement regarding in-district transfers for the 2017-2018 school year
 
Transfer requests for the 2017-2018 school year will be submitted electronically through Family Access. Current employees, please submit the form for your children through Employee Access.
 
Please review the in-district transfer regulation carefully before submitting a transfer request. In-district transfer requests will only be accepted during the timeframes listed below.
 
To log into Family Access click here: Family Access
If you need additional details on Family Access click here: Additional Information
 
For Current employees who wish to transfer their student: Employee Access 
 

  
Initial in-district transfer request window for current students:

In-district transfers for the 2017-2018 school year will be received from Monday, February 13, 2017 through Friday, May 5, 2017. Consideration for these requests will not occur until after May 22, 2017. Transfer requests will not be accepted after the Friday, May 5, 2017 deadline.

Second (final) in-district transfer request window:

The district will resume receiving in-district transfer requests from September 4, 2017 through September 22, 2017. Consideration for these requests will not occur until after September 25, 2017. Transfer requests will not be accepted after the September 22, 2017 deadline.

Transfer requests for new-to-district students, including kindergarten:

Transfer requests for the 2017-2018 school year will be received from Monday, May 1, 2017 through Friday, May 5, 2017. Consideration for these requests will not occur until after May 22, 2017. Transfer requests will not be accepted after the Friday, May 5, 2017 deadline.
 
 
NOTE: New requests will not be accepted for the following campuses unless the student has a sibling at the campus on an approved transfer: Chisholm Ridge Elementary, Greenfield Elementary, Lake Pointe Elementary, and Willow Creek Elementary.
 
 
 ****A student transferring from one high school attendance zone to another shall not be eligible to participate in a
UIL varsity-level athletic extracurricular program of the receiving school for a period of one calendar year following the student’s first day of attendance at the receiving high school. Participation in UIL activities shall be in accordance with all applicable UIL regulations.****
 
 Contact the Student Services department at 817.232.0880 x 2761 with questions.
 

 
 2017-2018 Non-Employee In-District Transfer Regulation
 
Parent/Guardian – The general instructions apply to all requests. You will also need to carefully review the campus level instructions that pertain to your child. Please review all instructions prior to completing an application.
 
General Instructions:
1. DEADLINES – Transfer requests will be received from Monday, February 13, 2017, through Friday, May 5, 2017. Consideration for these requests will not occur until after May 22, 2017. Transfer requests will not be accepted after May 5, 2017. The District will resume receiving transfer requests from September 4, 2017, through September 22, 2017. Consideration for these transfer requests will not occur until after September 25, 2017. Transfer requests will not be accepted after September 22, 2017.
 
2. Transfer requests will be considered based on the order received, student teacher ratio, facility availability, and enrollment.
 
3. Repeat transfers – Students who attended and completed the 2016-2017 school year on an approved transfer and desire to remain at the same campus may continue to attend the same school as long as the parent and the student reside in the district, meet all transfer eligibility requirements, and there is available space. The originally approved transfer request will serve as the official transfer document and no additional transfer request is required unless a change in attendance zones occur.
 
4. Sibling Transfers – Sibling transfers allow the sibling of a student who completed the previous school year on an approved transfer and is enrolled for the current school year to request a transfer to the same campus.
 
5. Transportation for students on an approved transfer is not guaranteed and may not be available. Parents/Guardians wanting to inquire about the possibility of bus service may contact GoldStar Transit located at 10251 Warehouse Way, Fort Worth, TX 76179. The phone number to GoldStar Transit is 817-306-0684. Parents/Guardians agree to follow the terms of the transportation guidelines. Transportation may be revoked if terms are not met.
 
High School
Transfer Guidelines 
 
Transfer requests submitted will be given consideration based on campus enrollment. A student transferring from one high school attendance area to another shall not be eligible to participate in a UIL varsity-level athletic extracurricular program of the receiving school for a period of one calendar year following the student’s first day of attendance at the receiving high school. Participation in UIL activities shall be in accordance with all applicable UIL regulations 
 
Middle School
Transfer Guidelines
 
Transfer requests submitted will be given consideration based on campus enrollment.
 
Elementary School Transfer Guidelines
Transfers for students who did not complete the 2016-2017 school year on a transfer or a student that has never applied for a transfer in the past will be required to complete a new transfer request form. Transfer requests submitted will be considered as long as the grade level requested is below 80% of capacity. New requests will not be accepted for the following campuses:  Chisholm Ridge, Greenfield, Lake Pointe, and Willow Creek.  
 
Elementary Transfer Guidelines for siblings of students attending Chisholm Ridge, Greenfield, Lake Pointe, and Willow Creek
Students who completed the 2016-2017 school year on an approved transfer and who are enrolled at the same campus for the 2017-2018 school year for Chisholm Ridge, Greenfield, Lake Pointe, and Willow Creek that have a sibling desiring to attend the same campus may submit a sibling transfer request to attend the same school. If we are unable to approve the request, the district will attempt to offer a campus in which all siblings can attend.
 
Dual Residence or Power of AttorneyStudents who have an established primary (permanent) residence in the district and establish a second residence through a Power of Attorney, guardian change, cohabitation, rental/purchase agreement or through any other means of establishing a second residence will be expected to attend the campus in the attendance zone in which their primary residence is located. 
 
 
 

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