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Transfer Requests

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Transfer of student from one school in the district to another school in the district)

  1.  No student currently residing within a school's attendance area shall be displaced by an intradistrict transfer student. (EC 35160.5)
  2. All students making a first request for an intradistrict transfer must first enroll at their school of residence. Once enrolled, parent/legal guardian may apply for an intradistrict transfer. Parents/guardians are required to fill out an Intradistrict Form to indicate that they wish to transfer their student to another school and return the form to the Office of Student and Family Support Services at the District Office.  Students currently on an intradistrict transfer must submit in writing their intent to continue in the school where they have enrolled.  Continuing intradistrict transfer students will be considered before new applicants.  However, continuing intradistrict transfer students may be subject to displacement due to excessive enrollment by students residing within a school's attendance area.
  3. Priority will be given to students based on the following criteria:  (a) student has a sibling at that school (b) students whose parent/legal guardian is assigned to that school as his/her primary place of employment.
  4. Parents/guardians who submit applications will be considered based on available space and date of application. (First come, first serve basis).  If no space is available the student is placed on a waiting list.  Transfers are granted as space becomes available up until winter break of that school year. No transfers will be made after winter break. If your transfer was not granted due to lack of space parents may fill out a new transfer for the upcoming school year.
  5. Parents/guardians will be informed by a telephone call when the transfer is granted.
  6. Transportation is the responsiblity of the parent/guardian to get their student to the requested school.
  7. Transfer requests that are approved arre with the condition that the Intradistrict Transfer student may be displaced to their school of residence if an incoming resident student enrolls and no space is available.

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(Transfer of student from one school district to another school district.)
  • Families may apply for a school outside of the Washington Unified School District by coming to the Office of Student and Family Support Services and filling out the Interdistrict Transfer form. 
  • The form is then taken to the school district for which they wish to apply. 
  • This application must be filled out each new school year.
  • Families who live outside of Washington Unified School District may apply to one of our schools by going to the District Office of the School District of the school district in which they reside, fill out their interdistrict transfer form and bring it to the Office of Student and Family Services for approval. 
  • This interdistrict transfer agreement must be filled out every year except for parents/guardians who work in West Sacramento.  Once their initial interdistrict transfer agreement has been approved Washington Unified School District becomes their district of residence as long as parent/guardian works in West Sacramento.