Frequently Asked Questions: Intradistrict Transfers
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2. I have submitted an Intradistrict Transfer Request to another school. When will I get a response?
For transfer requests submitted DURING the Open Enrollment period, official notifications will be sent via email by the end of May, at the latest.
Transfer requests submitted AFTER the Open Enrollment period will be placed on a Wait List in the order they are received. Parents/Guardians will NOT be notified unless space becomes available for the transfer to be approved from the Wait List. If you are not contacted by the third week after school starts, it will mean we were unable to approve your transfer request, and we will no longer move students.
Parents should plan on attending their school of residence, or other previously-approved school, unless they receive notification that their transfer request is approved.
During Open Enrollment, equal priority consideration is given to all requests, regardless of when they were submitted during the Open Enrollment window. Space availability at the school, grade and/or program requested is the major determining factor for approval. Potential transfer students are always expected to have satisfactory attendance, citizenship and scholarship.
Transfer requests received after Open Enrollment are placed on a Wait List in the order they are received. Date received and space availability at the school, grade and/or program requested are the major determining factors for approval. Potential transfer students are always expected to have satisfactory attendance, citizenship and scholarship.
NO, once an Intradistrict Transfer is approved, it is valid for all grades at the same school, as long as you continue to live within the TVUSD attendance boundary, your child is continuously enrolled, and your child has satisfactory attendance, citizenship and scholarship.
When your child is ready to move on to middle school (6th grade) or high school (9th grade), he or she will automatically be enrolled at his or her school of residence based on your address. If you would like to request a different school for middle or high school, you will need to submit an Intradistrict Transfer Request during Open Enrollment (mid-October to end of January) of the prior school year (5th or 8th grade).
NO, the enrollment and registration process is independent of the transfer process. Parents are advised to enroll and register their child at their school of residence, until they have received a response regarding their transfer request.
Please note, however, that if we are unable to approve your request, your child will need to attend his or her school of residence based on your address.
NO, siblings will NOT automatically go to the transfer school. You will need to submit a transfer request for them as well during Open Enrollment (mid-October to end of January) of the prior year in which they will attend. Otherwise, they will be enrolled at their school of residence.
NO, TK students who are not attending their school of residence need to submit a transfer request during Open Enrollment of their TK year (mid-October to the end of January) to remain at the school for Kindergarten and subsequent years. Otherwise, they will be enrolled at their school of residence based on their address.
No, once students on an Intradistrict Transfer move on to middle or high school, they are automatically enrolled at their school of residence based on their address.
If you wish to request a different school for middle or high school, you will need to submit an Intradistrict Transfer request during the Open Enrollment period from mid-October to the end of January of your student's 5th or 8th grade year.
Please keep in mind that transfers are not guaranteed. If we are unable to approve your transfer request, your child will attend middle or high school with different classmates.
Students on an approved Intradistrict Transfer are committed to completing the entire first school year at the transfer school.
As of the second school year, parents may opt to return to their home school before the start of the new school year by informing their transfer school of their wishes. The school will then coordinate the change for the following school year.
Parents/Guardians must notify their child(ren)’s school(s) when their address changes. Please request a change of address through your Parent Portal and take two proofs of residency for your new address to your oldest child’s school. You may view a guide to acceptable proofs of residency here.
The school will inform you if you need to take any additional steps. (Schools have a form available for their students who move outside of their school boundary, but still within TVUSD, and who wish to continue with them. This form is available all year long.)
NO, you will need to submit a new Intradistrict Transfer Request during Open Enrollment (mid-October to end of January) for the following school year.
For new students, you will want to enroll as soon as possible after receiving an approval, to ensure continued space availability.
For already-enrolled students, we will update the enrollment before sending the approval.
No, your child does not have to be enrolled in the Temecula district to submit a transfer request. You may select "Not a current TVUSD student" for your most recent school.