School Transfer Permits

Intradistrict Transfer

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

Intradistrict transfer applications for the 2023-24 school year will be available on this webpage on January 3, 2023. Applications are due by March 31, 2023.

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.

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


Interdistrict Transfer

Interdistrict Transfer Application (English)
Solicidtud de Permiso para Asistencia Interdistrital (Español)

For those who live OUTSIDE of our district boundaries wishing to attend a SMUSD school (transfers between school districts). The deadline for all Interdistrict Transfer applications is March 31st. 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.