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    2019-2020 Transfer Request Forms    Board Policies On 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. 


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

     


     

    ADMINISTRATIVE (SEVERE HARDSHIP)

    A transfer may be approved for unusual circumstances and conditions. 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. In addition, reports from resource/police officers or other professionals may also be included in the request(s).

     


     

    CHILDCARE TRANSFER

    Childcare transfers will only be considered for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. The documentation should show that all adult family members of the student's household who are legally responsible for the student are engaged in full-time employment, are full-time students, or are disabled and incapable of caring for children. Such circumstances must make them unavailable to care for the students immediately before and/or after school hours.

     


     

    EMPLOYEE OPTION

    Full-time Richland One employees who desire to have their child attend the school where they work or the nearest grade-level appropriate school, may request a transfer. If the employee lives outside of Richland One, they must obtain a letter of release from their residential district.

     



    OUT OF DISTRICT RELEASE

    Parents who reside in Richland One can request that their student(s) be released to attend another school district where they are employed or where their student(s) owns property.

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

     


    OUT OF DISTRICT ACCEPTANCE


    According to Section 59-63-30 of the S.C. Code of Laws, children within the ages prescribed by Section 59-63-20 shall be entitled to attend the public schools of any school district, without charge, if the child owns real estate in the district having an assessed value of three hundred dollars or more.

    The student must attend the school zoned to his/her property.

     



    PROGRAMMATIC TRANSFER

    A transfer may be permitted for high school programs of study and unique offerings that are not offered in the zoned school.