• 2019-2020 Transfer Request Forms

     

    Transfer applications will only be accepted for OPEN schools. Open schools are determined by the Registrar's Office.

    Below is a list of forms that parents will find useful in the admission or transferring of their child to a school. Click on a form to view a printable Adobe Acrobat file.

    You may fax your documents for transfers to 803-231-6949 beginning March 1st.  All required documents must come through one fax to be considered.  Please, do not submit before 8:30 AM on March 1st.  If submitted before 8:30 AM on March 1st the application/transfer will not be considered.  Thank you.

     

    Board Policies - Transfer Requests

     


     

    REMAINDER OF THE YEAR TRANSFER REQUEST

    If a student’s address changes during the school year, the student will be given the option of remaining at the school he/she is attending for the remainder of that school year. However, the student must enroll in his/her zoned school at the beginning of the next year. 


    Use the link below for REMAINDER OF THE YEAR TRANSFER REQUEST application:

    *** Incomplete packets will not be processed. ***
    Remainder of the Year Transfer Request (PDF)

     


     

    ADMINISTRATIVE (SEVERE HARDSHIP)

    A Severe Hardship Committee will make recommendations regarding the documented severe hardship. Parents will be notified immediately upon a decision by the Committee.

    Documentation will be used to prove a clear condition of danger or hazard for the student, family or both must be provided. Severe Hardship requests should be supported by statements from medical doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and/or school administrators who have knowledge of the concern. Reports from resource/police officers or other professionals may also be included in the request(s).

    ONLY SEVERE HARDSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND PROCESSED AFTER MAY 1ST FOR SCHOOLS WITH SPACE AVAILABILITY.


    Use the link below for Severe Hardship Option application:

    *** Incomplete packets will not be processed. ***
    Severe Hardship (PDF)
               
     


     

    CHILDCARE: Only considered during the Transfer Season (March 1-May 1) Annually

    Students in kindergarten through 8th grade only. All adults responsible for the student(s) work full-time, have full-time obligations outside of the home or disabled and incapable of caring for children before and after school. Please make note, a private caretaker or commercial childcare facility must be used and must reside in the zone of the requested school.  

    Use the link below for Childcare Option application:

    *** Incomplete packets will not be processed. ***
    Child Care Affidavit (PDF)

     


     

    EMPLOYEE OPTION: Only considered during the Transfer Season (March 1-May 1) Annually

    Richland One employees may request to have their children transfer to a district school other than the one to which they are zoned.  Employee Option transfers are subject to space availability and are for full-time employees only.

    Out of District Employees:  Employee option transfers involving employees who live in a district other than Richland County School District One will require that the employee first obtain a release from his/her resident district on an annual basis and, upon acceptance, will have the out-of-district tuition waived. The procedure for out-of-district employees will be the same as in-district employees. 

    Use the link below for Employee Option application:

    *** Incomplete packets will not be processed. ***
    Employee Option (PDF)

     



    OUT OF DISTRICT ACCEPTANCE/RELEASE

    Richland County School District One

    Out of District Acceptance/Release requests must include a completed Application Form, Proof of Current Address,Photo ID, Copy Student’s Long Form Birth Certificate, a Letter stating the reason for the request to enroll or be released from Richland School District  One, and Proof of Employment (if the parent/guardian is employed by a school district).

     

    OUT OF DISTRICT ACCEPTANCE

    Richland One Non-Resident Employees

    Students may only attend either the same school in which the parent(s) work or, if that school is not the appropriate grade level, the school with the appropriate grade level which is on or nearest the most direct line of travel between the employee’s primary work location and residence. The requested school must be determined as being “Open” to transfer students. In cases of non-resident district employees, tuition will be waived. Parents must provide a release letter from the school district in which they reside.

     

    Non-District Employee

    Students may be considered for the school with the appropriate grade level which is on or nearest the most direct line of travel between the parent/guardian’s primary work location and residence. Richland One reserves the right to assign schools for Non-District employees. Additionally, the requested school must be determined as being “Open” to transfer students.

    Non-district employee requests must be approved by the Richland School District One School Board. If approved,Out of District Tuition will be assessed and must be paid in full before the student is permitted to enroll in Richland One. The cost of Out District Tuition can be provided by the Registrar’s Office or by contacting Financial Services at 803-231-7515.

     

    OUT OF DISTRICT RELEASE

    Parents/Employees of Other School District

    Parents who reside in Richland One can request that their student(s) be released to attend another school district where they are employed. Employees of other districts are not assessed tuition.

    Release requests must have administrative approval if the parents are not employed by the school district for which they are seeking enrollment OR the student does not own property in the school district for which they are seeking enrollment.

    *** Incomplete packets will not be processed. ***
    Out of District Acceptance/ Release Form (PDF)

      



     STUDENT TRANSFER REQUEST – PROGRAMMATIC TRANSFER

    Students are expected to attend the school to which their residence is zoned, except in unusual circumstances. Transfer requests must include a completed Application Form, Proof of Current Address, Photo ID, a Letter stating the reason for the desire to transfer and any accompanying documentation requested.

    *** Incomplete packets will not be processed. ***
    Student Transfer Request - Programmatic Transfer (PDF)

    High School Programs Of Study Approved 2019-20