Student Transfers
  • The application window is currently CLOSED.  It will re-open in January 2019.

    In Dallas ISD, a transfer is a student moving from one Dallas ISD school to another Dallas ISD school OR from another district school to a Dallas ISD school and the family DOES NOT LIVE IN THE DISD BOUNDARIES. If your child currently lives in the Dallas ISD boundaries and is  new to the district please follow the instructions for registration here.

    In District

    • Students in K to 12th grade who reside in DISD may transfer from their assigned school to another DISD school (e.g.Carter HS to Adams HS)
    • Approvals are based upon space being available at the transfer school for the grade level requested
    • Approved students may remain on a transfer without re-applying, but must meet expectations below
    • The window to apply for new transfers opens every spring semester

    Out of District

    • Students in K to 12th grade who reside in another district may transfer to a DISD school (e.g.Mesquite ISD to a DISD school)
    • Approvals are based upon space being available at the transfer school for the grade level requested
    • Approved students may remain on a transfer without re-applying, but must meet expectations below
    • The window to apply for new transfers is open during the regular school year

     TO LEARN ABOUT THE VARIOUS SCHOOL CHOICES DISD HAS TO OFFER VISIT  www.Dallasisd.org/yourchoices

    TRANSFER EXPECTATIONS: 

    Student:

    • Attend school regularly
    • Maintain passing grades
    • Follow student code of conduct
    • Participate in school

    Parent:

    • Make sure student attends regularly
    • Help student maintain passing grades
    • Make sure code of conduct is followed
    • Be supportive of the campus

     

    TRANSFER RULES:

    • No transportation is provided by the district, except as required by other laws.
    • Students who do not enroll or choose to withdraw may lose their transfer permission
    • Students must abide by all UIL rules. Students should check eligibility rules with the school.
    • Approved students may remain on a transfer without re-applying, but must meet transfer expectations (see above)
    • A new application must be filed when a student requests to move to a different campus
    • District policy states that transfer permissions will be reviewed during the spring semester and can be revoked based on "poor academic performance, low attendance, and/or misbehavior." 
    • In addition, the campus considers the availability of space and the availability of instructional staff. 
    • The campus will notify the parent of any concerns regarding the transfer permission in the spring semester.
    • The campus will discuss and work with the parent to determine if it is in the best interest of the student to return to their home school the following school year.
    • Boundary changes or an increase or decrease in zoned student population may affect the number of transfers approved each year.

    TRANSFER APPLICATION

    Online Application

    Online Application -  EnglishAplicaciones en linea 

    Paper App

    ELEM School ApplicationMiddle School Application