The Superintendent or designee is authorized to accept or reject any transfer requests, provided that such action is without regard to race, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin, or ancestral language.

A resident student who becomes a nonresident during the course of a semester shall be permitted to continue in attendance for the remainder of the semester.

Transfer Requests

A nonresident student wishing to transfer into the District shall file an application for transfer each school year with the Superintendent or designee. Transfers shall be granted for one regular school year at a time.


In approving or denying an interdistrict transfer, the Superintendent or designee shall consider availability of space and instructional staff and the student's disciplinary history and attendance records, as well as:

Building capacity;

Enrollment levels at each campus, in each grade level, and in each program;

Growth projections;

Teacher allocations;

Allocations of other professional staff; and

Other criteria applicable to individual campuses.

Transfer Agreements

A transfer student shall be notified in the written transfer agreement that he or she must follow all rules and regulations of the District. Violation of the terms of the agreement may result in a transfer request not being approved the following year.


If the District charges tuition, the amount shall be set by the Board, within statutory limits.


The Board may waive tuition for a student based on financial hardship upon written application by the student, parent, or guardian. [See FP]


The District may initiate withdrawal of students whose tuition payments are delinquent.

UIL Eligibility

Eligibility for participation in UIL activities shall be determined in accordance with applicable UIL rules.

False Information

A student who obtained an approved transfer by providing false information shall not have his or her transfer renewed.


Any appeals shall be made in accordance with FNG(LOCAL) and GF(LOCAL), as appropriate.

Rio Grande City CISD



DATE ISSUED: 8/14/2014