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Transfer Information

2018-2019

 New Student Transfers will be considered based on the criteria set by FISD. Some campuses may not have space availability for new transfers. Decisions regarding new transfers will be made the week of August 13, 2018.

  2018-2019 Forms will be available online beginning June 4, 2018.  Completed Forms will be accepted on or after June 25th, 2018 in the Office of Student Services.

There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee for Out of District Transfer Applications.

  

 Due Dates

 New employee transfer requests - student transfer requests may be submitted on or after April 2, 2018. Employee Requests for In-district transfers will be considered only for the campus in which the employee works.

 

 Current FISD transfers will be reviewed by the Office of Student Services for approval or denial at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. The parent/guardian will be notified of the decision by mail the week of June 18, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

 New Transfer Request - Parents or guardians requesting a new transfer for the 2018-2019 school year may submit a transfer request on or after June 25th, 2018. Notification of transfer acceptance or denial will occur during the week of August 13th, 2018.

 

 New Frenship ISD Students – New students to the Frenship ISD must register and attend their home campus as determined by the district boundaries.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES FOR STUDENT TRANSFERS

NEW TRANSFERS

New transfer requests submitted prior to the acceptance date will not be acknowledged. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee for all new Out of District Transfer requests.

 

Student transfer requests are considered on an individual student basis. However, the guidelines below are in place to ensure consistency in our process. The transfer requests will be reviewed by the Director of Student Services and if the transfer is denied, there is no appeal process. As long as the criteria for transfers continue to be met, student transfers are approved for a one year period. An approval for one year does not guarantee nor imply the continued approval of future transfers into the district or to the same campus.

 

Guidelines

  • Due to the rapid growth in the FISD, the Director of Student Services will generally deny requests for student transfers to campuses projected at 90% of capacity or greater as of August 13th, 2018. Portable building space will not be included in calculations of capacity.

  • Requests for an in-district transfer during the semester will generally be denied based on potential disruption of the educational program at both the assigned and requested campuses.

  • In-district transfers will only be given consideration when there are extenuating circumstances as determined by the Director of Student Services .

  • Students with a previously approved transfer may request to remain on the same campus even when that campus is projected to be more than 90% capacity.

  • Sibling Transfers - Sibling status will not guarantee transfer approval. Requests to transfer to attend a school outside their attendance area with their sibling will be evaluated as all other requests and will not be given preference. Siblings must meet criteria for transfer eligibility.

  • Students not living within District boundaries will not be eligible to attend the Reese Alternative Campus.

  • New Out of district (Inter-District) transfers will only be considered through the first two (2) weeks of each semester.  

  • A resident student who becomes a non-resident during the course of a semester shall be permitted to continue in attendance for the remainder of the school year. FDA (LOCAL). Parents need to complete an Out of District Transfer within two (2) weeks of the move. 

  • A resident student in kindergarten – grade 8 who is attending a district school and moves to another campus attendance area may continue for the remainder of the current school year to attend the school where the student was initially enrolled. FDB (LOCAL). A transfer form must be completed within 2 weeks of the move.

  

GENERAL CLARIFICATIONS

  • FISD does not accept Out of District transfer for PRE-K.
  • Parents whose transfer requests are approved will be responsible for providing transportation to and from the campus.

  • A student whose parent is a Frenship ISD employee may remain on a campus that he/she has attended for at least the previous year if the parent transfers or is reassigned to another campus or to a district level position.

  • Student transfers may be revoked for lack of academic progress, poor attendance, late arrivals, or misconduct. FDA (LOCAL)

  • Transfers will be reviewed periodically throughout the school year to ensure transfer criteria are being met.

  • Transfers may be revoked for failure to meet criteria. 

  • These decisions are final and can not be appealed.  

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL GUIDELINES 2018-2019

 

Existing Out of District (Inter-District) Middle School transfers

  • Spring 2018 registration - Existing out-of-district transfers of incoming 6th graders will register at the following campuses:
    • North Ridge & Legacy register at Terra Vista MS
    • Willow Bend, Bennett & Upland Heights register at Frenship MS
    • Oak Ridge, Crestview & Westwind register at Heritage MS
  • Existing out-of-district transfers for incoming 6th, 7th or 8th grade students may continue to attend the current middle school in which they are enrolled. The student must meet the transfer criteria.

 

Existing In-District (Intra-District) Middle School transfers

  • Spring 2018 registration - Existing in-district transfers of incoming 6th graders will pre-register at the Middle School that is considered the feeder campus for their home address.

 

Overflow Students

  • A student who was overflowed to an elementary campus will be expected to attend the middle school in their attendance zone. FDB (LOCAL)

Any questions concerning transfers need to be directed to the Office of Student Services at 806-866-9541.  

 

All transfers decisions are final and cannot be appealed.