OUT OF DISTRICT STUDENT TRANSFERS

  • 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 2018-2019 school year of $3,375.00 is due immediately, payable to Durham Public Schools.  (You may pay half the total, $1,687.50, by August 10, 2018.)  The balance is due by January 4, 2019.  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.

     Related Policy: 4115 - School Admission