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1931 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, Texas 78202
210-554-2660 (phone)
210-228-4615 (fax)
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TRANSFER REQUESTS

 

Students in and out of SAISD who want to attend a different neighborhood school may submit a transfer request. Transfers depend on space availability and principal approval.

 

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REQUESTING A TRANSFER

All families can submit a transfer request whether they live in or out of district. 

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Sign in to Frontline during registration. Request a change in schools and select which school you want to transfer to. Be sure to include your reason for transferring and any supporting documents. If you need help, notify the Enrollment Office at (210) 554-2660 or enroll@saisd.net.

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The Transfer Application will be reviewed by the receiving school’s administrator. Requests are pending availability and must be approved.

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If the transfer is approved, the child will be enrolled at the receiving school.

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If the transfer is NOT approved, families may appeal the decision by contacting the SAISD Enrollment Office at (210) 554-2660 or enroll@saisd.net.

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All transfer requests will be processed within 10 business days.

  • The 2021-2022 Transfer Window is Now Open!

    Students currently enrolled at an SAISD school may request to transfer to another SAISD neighborhood school during registration for the upcoming school year. Families may request a transfer for any of the following reasons:

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    • Keep siblings together at the same school

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    • Attend a traditional middle school instead of an academy

     

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    • Participate in programming at another school

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    • Allow an SAISD employee's child to attend SAISD school

     

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    • Remain at the same school after moving out of the attendance zone

     

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    • Attend a different school following TEA Public Education Grant guidelines

     

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    • Fulfill a court order

     

     

    After the designated transfer window closes, only crisis transfer requests will be considered for approval.

  • Current SAISD students may request a Crisis Transfer at any time.

    Crisis transfers follow the same process for submitting a non-crisis transfer with the reason marked as "Crisis" and the crisis explained.

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    STEP 1: Requests are reviewed by the Enrollment Office in collaboration with other district personnel to determine if it meets the crisis threshold.
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    STEP 2: If a crisis transfer is approved, the Enrollment Office will determine placement of the student.

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    STEP 3: The student will remain at the placement school for the remainder of the year. 

     

    Families may request a non-crisis transfer during the designated transfer window to remain at the school for the following school years.

New students may transfer to SAISD at any time during the school year.

Students may request to transfer to an SAISD neighborhood school for any of the following reasons:

 

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  • Keep siblings together 

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  • Attend traditional middle school instead of academy

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  • Participate in programming at another school

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  • Allow SAISD employee's child to attend SAISD school

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  • Remain at the same school after moving

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  • Attend a different school following TEA guidelines

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  • Fulfill a court order

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  • Crisis transfers (families must provide more information) 

 

Once enrolled, new SAISD students may apply for a transfer request to a different neighborhood school within 5 business days of enrollment.

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