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Coronavirus Office Closure - Transfer Information

Due to the precautions in place to keep all staff safe from COVID 19 (Coronavirus), the office of Student and Family Support Services will be closed until further notice. However, to meet your needs, beginning March 30 we will be open on Mondays and Wednesday during the hours of 9am - 3pm. 
Should you have questions or concerns regarding Intra-District Transfers, please email Isabel Mejia, Administrative Secretary at imejia@wusd.k12.ca.us or call ext. 1370. We will be checking the voicemail daily. 
Thank you for your understanding and patience during these difficult times. Stay healthy and safe. 

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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.
  Download and Complete an Intra-Dristrict Transfer Request Form: School Year 2020-2021

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We are please to welcome students from all areas of our community. If you live outside of the West Sacramento, Washington Unified School District (WUSD) boundaries, you will need to complete an Interdistrict Transfer Permit (ITP) application. 
Please contact your District of Residence to complete the necessary forms. Once your home district approves your transfer, you may submit your district's approved, signed Interdistrict Transfer Application to the WUSD Student Services Department for review and approval.  This application must be filled out each new school year. 
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 WUSD becomes their district of residence as long as parent/guardian works in West Sacramento.  
Along with your Interdistrict Transfer Application, please submit: 
  • Your students' most current grades
  • Your student's record of attendance
  • Your student's behavior/discipline records from their most recent school
  • Written documentation validating your reason for the transfer
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. 

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Download and complete an Intra-District Transfer Request Form: School Year 2020-2021