FDA(LOCAL) - ADMISSIONS: INTERDISTRICT TRANSFERS

Authority

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 with the Superintendent or designee.

Factors

In approving or denying an interdistrict transfer, the Superintendent or designee shall consider 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.

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. Violation of the terms of the agreement may result in a transfer request not being approved the following year.

The effective date of the revocation shall be set in accordance with the written transfer agreement. Written notification of any interdistrict transfer revocation shall be sent to the district of residence.

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.

Transportation

The District shall not provide transportation for interdistrict transfer students, except as required by law.

UIL Eligibility

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

Appeals

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

McAllen ISD

FDA(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2014.04

DATE ISSUED: 1/5/2015