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|Student Transfer Requests|
TRANSFER PROVISIONS APPLY TO RESIDENTS OF PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY ONLY
Transfer season for the 2016-17 school year
opens on January 2, 2016 and closes on April 30, 2016
Students will attend the appropriate school for their attendance area. Attendance areas are established for each school by the School Board. These attendance areas shall be established in a manner that best meets the needs of the students in the county. Attendance areas shall also be established for each designated site program that serves more than one school. Prince William County residents, who are parents or guardians of students enrolled in Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS), may request a student transfer from their student’s base school during the established time period.
Student Transfer Request Procedure 2016-2017 and beyond
Kindergarten, Elementary Grades 1-5, Middle School
If your student transfer request is denied.....
If a transfer is denied by the requested school principal, an appeal may be submitted to the Office of Student Services.
See below for guidelines:
Student transfer appeals for students in grades 1-5 shall be in writing and sent either via mail, fax or e-mail to the Supervisor of Elementary Counseling and Related Services (email@example.com). Student transfer appeals for students in grades 6-12 shall be in writing and sent either via mail, fax or e-mail to the Supervisor of Secondary Counseling and Student Support Services (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for student transfer appeals for students in grades 1-12 is June 1.
Appeal requests for kindergarten students who were registered prior to June 1 shall be in writing to the Supervisor of Elementary Counseling and Related Services by June 30.
Appeal requests for kindergarten students who were registered after June 1 shall be in writing to the Supervisor of Elementary Counseling and Related Services within 30 days of registration.
The Supervisor of Elementary Counseling and Related Services or the Supervisor of Secondary Counseling and Student Support Services in consultation with the Director of the Office of Student Services will review each case, and approve or deny the transfer appeal request. This decision is final.
Regulation 721-1, Student Transfer Kindergarten/Elementary/Middle
Regulation 721-2 Student Transfer High School
Please click here to view the list of schools closed to transfers for the 2015-2016 school year.