Student Transfer Request Process

  • 2020-2021 School Year

    The Kent School District will accept online transfer applications for the 2020-2021 school year from May 4-31.

    This opportunity is open to:

    • Those with new childcare waivers for the 2020-2021 school year.
    • Resident student transfers with and without siblings attending the requested school.
    • Non-resident student transfers with and without siblings attending the requested school.
    • Students who are transferring into a Dual Language program.

    Complete an Application by May 31

    Decisions will be made by the end of June.

    2019-2020 School Year

    The Kent School District is no longer accepting transfer applications for the 2019-2020 school year unless the transfer is requested due to a recent move, childcare need, or program.

    Learn how to enroll your student in his or her boundary school.

    Additional Information

    Transportation Not Provided for Transfer Students

    Transportation is not available for students approved for transfer to a non-boundary school. Transportation will be the responsibility of the family.

    Transfers Not Approved for Athletic Reasons

    Transfer requests will not be approved for athletic or co-curricular activity reasons. As per WIAA regulations, students transferring from one high school to another high school within the Kent School District, without a corresponding change in home residence with natural parents or legal guardians, will be deemed ineligible for a one-year period at the varsity level of sports.

    Kindergarten Students Must Register at Boundary School First

    Kindergarten students should register at their boundary school prior to requesting a transfer.

    Non-Residents Must Complete Form from Boundary District

    All non-resident transfers must obtain a Choice Transfer/Release of Attendance from their boundary school district.

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Last Modified on May 4, 2020