FDA(LOCAL) - ADMISSIONS: INTERDISTRICT TRANSFERS

Authority

The Board delegates to the Superintendent the authority 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 with the Superintendent or designee by May 1 prior to the school year for which the transfer is requested. Any other request shall be considered by the Superintendent on a case-by-case basis. Transfers shall be granted for one regular school year at a time.

Factors

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

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for admission on a transfer student basis, a student shall meet the following criteria:

Passed all sections of the most recently administered state-mandated assessment.

Successfully completed the coursework for the previous year.

Not have a record of discipline problems.

Not create an overload of teacher-student ratio in a specific grade level.

Have good attendance and be in compliance with the 90 percent attendance rule. [See FEC]

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.

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 students whose tuition payments are delinquent.

Appeals

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

Kilgore ISD

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UPDATE 100

DATE ISSUED: 8/7/2014