FDA(LOCAL) - ADMISSIONS: INTERDISTRICT TRANSFERS

No Interdistrict Transfers

A nonresident student shall not be permitted to attend District schools except as provided below.

Exceptions

Residents Who Become Nonresidents (Juniors and Seniors)

A resident junior or senior (grades 11 and 12) who becomes a nonresident shall be permitted to complete the student's senior year in the District without the payment of tuition, provided the student is projected to have a sufficient number of credits to graduate according to his or her graduation plan and adheres to the terms of the written transfer agreement and this policy. The campus principal and school counselor shall, on a case-by-case basis, review a student's eligibility regarding the credits needed for graduation and secure a transfer agreement as they deem appropriate.

Residents Who Become Nonresidents(Kindergarten–Grade 10)

A resident student in kindergarten–grade 10 who becomes a nonresident during the school year may request to continue tuition-free attendance at the same campus for the remainder of the school year by filing an application with Campus Operations. Once a midyear transfer is approved at a specific campus, the student may remain at that campus for the duration of the school year provided the student adheres to the terms of the written transfer agreement and this policy.

To remain in the District for subsequent school years, the student must request admission into District schools as provided under "Nonresident."

Nonresident District Employees

A nonresident full-time or part-time, but not substitute or temporary, employee may request that his or her child be admitted into District schools by filing an application with Campus Operations. Once a transfer is approved at a specific campus, the student may remain at that campus for the duration of the grades accommodated at the assigned campus tuition-free provided the student adheres to the terms of the written transfer agreement and this policy.

Nonresident

A nonresident student in kindergarten–grade 12 may request admission into District schools by filing an application with Campus Operations. A nonresident student granted admission shall be assigned to a campus by the Superintendent or designee. Once a transfer is approved at a specific campus, the student may remain at that campus for the duration of the grades accommodated at the assigned campus provided the student adheres to the terms of the written transfer agreement and this policy.

Singley Academy and Signature Studies

A nonresident student in grade 8–grade 10 may seek admission into Singley Academy or a signature studies school by filing an application with Campus Operations before the deadline established annually by the District. Once a transfer is approved under this provision, the student may remain in that school of study for the duration of the pathway, provided the student adheres to the terms of the written transfer agreement and this policy.

A nonresident student who leaves, by word or actions, the signature studies school under which he or she was admitted to the District forfeits the transfer and shall immediately return to the district of residence. Written notification of any forfeiture shall be sent to the student's school district of residence.

Factors

The Superintendent 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. In approving transfers, the Superintendent or designee shall consider availability of space and instructional staff and the student's disciplinary history, attendance records, and academic records.

Priority

The District shall consider transfer requests from nonresidents in the following order:

  1. Children of full-time or part-time, but not substitute or temporary, employees.

If an employee ceases to work full time for the District, his or her child may request to continue tuition-free attendance at the same campus for the remainder of the school year by filing an application with Campus Operations. Once a midyear transfer is approved at a specific campus, the student may remain at that campus for the duration of the school year provided the student adheres to the terms of the written transfer agreement and this policy.

To remain in the District for subsequent school years, the student must request admission into District schools as provided under "Nonresident."

  1. Children of District graduates.
  2. All other nonresident applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Transfer requests seeking admission to Singley Academy and/or signature studies shall only be considered once all resident students seeking admission to those programs of study have been considered.

Transfer Agreements and Revocation of Transfer

A transfer student shall be notified in the written transfer agreement that he or she must follow all rules and regulations of the District, including those for student conduct and attendance, and that violation of the District's rules and regulations may result in immediate revocation of the transfer agreement.

In addition, campus administrators shall annually review academic, attendance, and discipline records of each nonresident transfer student. If there is a concern that would justify revocation for the following year, the administration shall notify the parent/guardian as soon as practicable. The effective date of the revocation, resulting from the above described annual review, shall be the end of the current school year.

The parent/guardian shall be officially notified if the transfer is revoked for the following school year. Written notification of any transfer revocation shall be sent to the student's school district of residence.

Transportation

The District shall not be responsible for providing transportation for nonresident students who are allowed to enroll via a transfer agreement or who remain enrolled in the District, unless required by law.

Tuition

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

Waivers

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

Nonpayment

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

Appeals

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

Agreement between Districts

In accordance with Education Code 25.035, the Board may, by means of a mutual agreement with the board of an adjoining district, transfer any student to the jurisdiction of that adjoining district. All transfers shall be made pursuant to the requirements of Education Code 25.032-.034. The Board, together with the board of the adjoining district, shall agree to the transfer of school funds proportionate to the transfer of attendance when such interdistrict transfers are made.

Irving ISD

FDA(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2018.01

DATE ISSUED: 5/3/2018