School Choice/Attendance Area Transfers

  • Update 7/1/2019: Fords Prairie is now closed to interdistrict, intradistrict, and kindergarten choice transfers. 

    Each student in the district is required to attend the school designated for the geographic attendance area in which he or she resides.

    A parent or guardian may request that his or her child be allowed to attend another school in the district. Requests for the 2019-20 school year must be submitted, on an Intra-District Transfer Request Form (click to download, also available at the District Office), to the Superintendent’s Office and timestamped. The Superintendent, in consultation with the building principals, will review applications for transfers within the District and accept or deny the application based on the criteria in Board Policy 3131. Submittal dates are as follows:

    1. First Round: Forms submitted to the District Office between April 1st-April 30th
         a. The forms will be reviewed from May 1st-May 31st
         b. Responses will be mailed out regarding first round approval/denials by: June 14TH
         c. Appeals must be received by the District Office within five (5) business days from the day the denial notification was received by parent/guardian.

    2. Second Round: Forms submitted to the District Office on/after May 1st
         a. The forms will be placed on a waitlist and will be reviewed in August
         b. Responses will be mailed out regarding the second round approval/denials by: August 16th
         c. Appeals must be received by the District Office within five (5) business days from the day the denial notification was received by parent/guardian.

    3. Kindergarten: Forms will be accepted on/after August 5th
         a. Responses will be mailed out within 45 days of receipt
         b. Appeals must be received by the District Office within five (5) business days from the day the denial notification was received by parent/guardian.

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE INTRADISTRICT TRANSFER REQUEST FORM