Petitions will be accepted during the following time framesfor the 2019-20 school year:
Elementary: April 1, 2019 - June 12, 2019
Secondary: April 1, 2019 - May 1, 2019
Elementary & Secondary: November 1 - 27, 2019
Please note that campus capacity may vary by grade level.
When reviewing petitions for student transfers, the district will consider each request on an individual basis; however, the regulations below are in place to ensure consistency in our process. The transfer petitions will be considered by the Board’s designee during the specified window each year. If the designee denies the transfer request, the parent may file an appeal to the Superintendent’s designee during May 8 - 24 and Dec. 2 - 6 (Secondary only).
The following campuses are closed for transfers during the 2019-20 school year due to campus capacity:
- Cross Oaks
- LA Nelson
- Pecan Creek
- Newton Rayzor
Intra-District Transfer District Information• Students who live within the Denton ISD attendance zones •
- Denton High (accepting IB only)
Intra-district Transfer Administrative Guidelines Intra-district Transfer Application - Elementary Intra-district Transfer Application - SecondaryInter-District Transfer Information• Students who live outside the Denton ISD attendance zones • Inter-district Transfer Administrative Guidelines Inter-district Transfer Application - Elementary Inter-district Transfer Application - Secondary
Request to Remain• Students who move outside the district or in another zone DURING the school year •If the legal residence of a family changes from one attendance area to another within the District or outside the District,the student may either remain at the school he or she was attending before the residence changeor attend the new attendance zone school.Requests to Remain are currently closed and will reopen May 1st.Students seeking Intra- or Inter-District Transfers for the International Baccalaureate Program, should inform themselves about the IB Programme and the schools at which it is offered.