School Transfer Permits

Intradistrict Transfer

For those who live INSIDE of our district boundaries
wishing to attend a school other than their school of residence.  

Intradistrict Transfer Request Form (English/Spanish)
The deadline for all Intradistrict transfer applications is April 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

Intradistrict Transfer Notice

When a student initially applies for an intradistrict transfer, approval may be granted only under the following conditions:

  • When the school requested is not at capacity in the program, class, grade level, or school for which the student is applying
  • The student has satisfactory attendance (90% or greater), citizenship, and scholarship

This policy shall be interpreted consistently with the District’s policies regarding nondiscrimination, victims of violence, children of active duty military parents/guardians, and McKinney-Vento eligible students. The Superintendent or designee shall identify those schools which may have space available for additional students.* Please review Board Policy 5116.1 and Administrative Regulation 5116.1 for more detailed information.
5116.1 AP_Intradistrict Open Enrollment r12-15-22.pdf

All intradistrict transfer decisions are final. There are no appeals.

Interdistrict Transfer

For those who live OUTSIDE of our district boundaries
wishing to attend a SMUSD school (transfers between school districts).

Interdistrict Transfer Application (English)

Solicidtud de Permiso para Asistencia Interdistrital (Español)

The deadline for all Interdistrict Transfer applications is April 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The exception to this deadline would be for "change of address" which we accept throughout the year.

*Several District schools are currently near or at capacity. Per District policy, Intradistrict and Interdistrict transfers to these schools will be limited and/or unavailable.