Students may apply for a transfer any time during the
current school year. Student transfer for the upcoming school year may be
submitted between March 1st and May 1st. Late applicants must submit an extenuating
circumstance for submitting an application after May 1st.
Student Transfer from Special Assignment
Students assigned to schools other than their base schools through transfer or the application and lottery process must submit an application to request a transfer from Special Assignment to his/her base assigned school. Applications will be processed as a late transfer application and will be considered only under extenuating circumstances.
Out of District (County) Applications are available beginning March 1 of each year for the upcoming school year. Parents/Guardians/Custodians must submit the application with an approved release from their student’s home school district. The applications are reviewed based on the following; Student has met the requirements of policy 4115.1 (A-D), the student is in good standing with grades, attendance and behavior and there is enrollment available at the grade level and building capacity. The application is then approved or denied and the submitter receives written notification reflecting the director’s decision.
If the application is approved, a tuition payment for the 2015-2016 school year of $3,076.52 is due immediately, payable to Durham Public Schools. (You may pay half the total, $1,538.26, by August 14, 2015.) The balance is due by January 8, 2016. Tuition is not charged for children of employees of DPS. There are no payment plans other than per semester, as stated above.
Out of county transfers are considered and approved on an annual basis. Transfer students must provide their own transportation to and from school, should pose no discipline problems, and must maintain good attendance and passing grades. Failure to abide by these conditions may result in the revocation of an approved transfer.