District Enrollment Information
• Students are assigned to the campus in the attendance zone in which they reside.
• Each campus registrar will help register your student.
• RESIDENCY: Residency shall be defined as the physical residence at which the student actually lives, keeps his or her personal possessions, sleeps, and intends to remain.
• A student can have only one residence.
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, or national origin
1. Resident students who become nonresidents during the course of a semester may be permitted to continue for up to the remainder of the semester in which they become nonresidents.
2. Resident senior students who become nonresidents during the course of a semester may be permitted to continue for the remainder of the year in which they become nonresidents.
3. Resident junior students who become nonresident students prior to their senior year may continue enrollment in the District to complete their senior year upon the approval of the principal and Superintendent.
4. Nonresident students whose parents or guardians have a house under construction or have a contract for purchase of a house with a loan approved within District boundaries may be accepted as transfer students.
5. Nonresident students whose parents or guardians are in the process of leasing a residence within District boundaries may be accepted as transfer students for up to 30 calendar days. If at the end of 30 days residence has not been established, the student shall be required to withdraw.
6. Children of nonresident full-time District employees may be accepted as transfer students. Full-time employees are defined as employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week, excluding overtime or supplemental duties.
Any appeals shall be made in accordance with FNG(LOCAL) and GF(LOCAL), as appropriate.
CHILDREN OF DISTRICT EMPLOYEES
Children of District employees may attend the campus where their parent teaches. If this assignment is in their nonresident zone, employees shall follow the procedures for requesting a student intradistrict transfer.
Children of nonresident employees shall be allowed to attend District schools. The employee may request his or her child’s attendance zone and shall be given priority status, but requested placement is not guaranteed. Nonresident employees must follow the procedures for requesting a student interdistrict transfer. In both cases, transportation shall be the employee’s responsibility.
INTRADISTRICT (WITHIN DISTRICT) TRANSFERS
The District transfer committee, as designated by the Superintendent, may authorize the intradistrict transfer of a student upon written request by the parents with the understanding that transportation shall be provided by the parents. Projected class sizes, building enrollments, the demographic balance of each zone, dependability of parent transportation, District employment, family hardship, attendance of siblings, and permanence of request shall be considered with each request.
• Request to Transfer Form available at the Administration Office, 281-482-1267.
The Superintendent may assign any student from one school facility or classroom within the District to another facility or classroom within the District if such transfer benefits the District or is needed to meet a student’s individualized needs. In such assignments, transportation may be provided.
You will be notified of DATES TO REQUEST INTRADISTRICT (WITHIN DISTRICT) TRANSFERS (This takes place YEARLY)
The District shall consider intradistrict transfer requests, or requests by employees, usally beginning April and ending mid-May. Residents moving into the District and employees hired after that date may be considered individually.
Parents may appeal the decision of the Intradistrict Transfer Committee to the Superintendent. The final level of appeal rests with the Board.
Upon receipt of a written appeal [see FDB(LEGAL)] to transfer a child from one attendance zone to another attendance zone, the following criteria shall be considered:
1. Overcrowding at sending or receiving schools.
2. Size of sending or receiving schools.
3. Demographic balances of each zone.
4. Dependability of parent transportation.
5. Permanence of request. (The student must remain for the full school year.)