FDA(LOCAL) - ADMISSIONS: INTERDISTRICT TRANSFERS

No Interdistrict Transfers

A non-resident student shall not be permitted to attend District schools except as provided below.

Exceptions

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.

A transfer student currently attending a District school shall be eligible to continue in attendance in the District by filing an application with the Superintendent. Transfers shall be granted for one regular school year at a time.

A sibling of a current transfer student may request to be admitted into District schools by filing an application with the Superintendent. Transfers shall be granted for one regular school year at a time.

A non-resident District employee may request that his or her child be admitted into District schools by filing an application with the Superintendent. Transfers shall be granted for one regular school year at a time, on a tuition-free basis.

Factors

In approving transfers, the Superintendent shall consider availability of space and instructional staff and the student's disciplinary history, attendance records, and other factors as approved by the Board.

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. Upon enrollment of the transfer student, all tuition and application fees shall be paid and are non-refundable.

Parents who withdraw their students and enroll them during the same school year shall be responsible for a new application fee and a fee of $250. These fees must be paid in full prior to enrollment.

Payment Options

The Superintendent shall develop criteria regarding eligibility for a tuition installment plan. The Superintendent shall use these criteria when approving the establishment of a tuition installment program for a transfer student.

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.

Hallsville ISD

FDA(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2021.01

DATE ISSUED: 3/1/2021