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Interdistrict Transfer Process/Application

Interdistrict application form (English)

Interdistrict application form (Spanish)

2020-21 Interdistrict Transfer Request

MLUSD will accept Interdistrict transfer applications (coming in or going out) no earlier than  January 31, 2020. Your application must be completed thoroughly or your application may be returned to the requestee. 

  • For an interdistrict transfer request (new or renewal) received by the district more than 15 days before the commencement of instruction in the school year for which the interdistrict transfer is sought (20-21), the district will notify the parent/guardian of its final decision as soon as possible, but no later than 14 calendar days after the commencement of instruction in the school year for which transfer is sought. (AR 5117 Interdistrict Attendance)

Renewal Requirements for an InterDistrict Transfer (MLUSD) :

  • When a student's parent/guardian work within the requested district boundaries must provide annual verification of continued employment (i.e., check stub, verification of employment on letterhead, etc.) yearly (Ed Code 48204(b).
  • When a student is transitioning from one school to another school in the district (i.e., Indian Creek ES to Herbert Green MS ) for the 2020-21 school. 

Some reasons that the district may approve or deny Interdistrict transfer request
per AR5117 Interdistrict Attendance

  • When the student has been determined by the staff of either the district of residence or district of proposed attendance to be a victim of an act of bullying as defined in Education Code 48900(r). Such a student shall be given priority for interdistrict attendance under any existing interdistrict attendance agreement or, in the absence of an agreement, shall be given consideration for the creation of a new permit  (Education Code 46600)

  • To meet the childcare needs of the student.  Such a student may be allowed to continue to attend district schools only as long as he/she continues to use a childcare provider within district boundaries

  • To meet the student's special mental or physical health needs as certified by a physician, school psychologist, or other appropriate school personnel

  • When the student has a sibling attending school in the receiving district, to avoid splitting the family's attendance

  • When the parent/guardian provides written evidence that the family will be moving into the district in the immediate future and would like the student to start the year in the district

  • Superintendent or designee may deny the initial request for Interdistrict attendance permits due to limited district resources, overcrowding of school facilities in the relevant grade level, or other considerations that are not arbitrary

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2019-20 Interdistrict Transfer Request

  • Families that reside outside Mother Lode Union's boundaries may apply for an interdistrict transfer from their home District to Mother Lode
  • Families that reside in Mother Lode Union School District and would like to transfer their student(s) to another district may also apply for an interdistrict transfer
  • Once the Interdistrict form is submitted and received, the district has 30 days from the date the office received the application, to notify you the status by email or mail 

Some reasons that the district may approve or deny Interdistrict transfer request
per AR5117 Interdistrict Attendance

  • When the student has been determined by the staff of either the district of residence or district of proposed attendance to be a victim of an act of bullying as defined in Education Code 48900(r). Such a student shall be given priority for interdistrict attendance under any existing interdistrict attendance agreement or, in the absence of an agreement, shall be given consideration for the creation of a new permit  (Education Code 46600)

  • To meet the childcare needs of the student.  Such a student may be allowed to continue to attend district schools only as long as he/she continues to use a childcare provider within district boundaries

  • To meet the student's special mental or physical health needs as certified by a physician, school psychologist, or other appropriate school personnel

  • When the student has a sibling attending school in the receiving district, to avoid splitting the family's attendance

  • When the parent/guardian provides written evidence that the family will be moving into the district in the immediate future and would like the student to start the year in the district

  • Superintendent or designee may deny the initial request for Interdistrict attendance permits due to limited district resources, overcrowding of school facilities in the relevant grade level, or other considerations that are not arbitrary

  • Within 30 calendar days of a request for an interdistrict permit, the Superintendent or designee shall notify the parents/guardians of a student who is denied interdistrict attendance regarding the process for appeal to the County Board of Education as specified in Education Code 46601