Frequently Asked Questions: Interdistrict Transfers

  • 1. Are the Interdistrict Transfer Request forms to attend TVUSD available online?

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    There is an online portion that is part of the request process, which must be completed on our website.  However, most districts do not have their Attendance Permit forms (the second part of the process) online.  Nonetheless, we suggest contacting your district of residence to find out.  Click here to access the Murrieta Valley Unified School District's online form via their website.   Please be sure that your address falls within the Murrieta School District's boundary.  You may double-check this on their school locator by clicking here.

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  • 2. I have submitted an Interdistrict Transfer Request per child to attend TVUSD. What's next?

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    Transfer requests submitted for the current school year (15 days before the start of school or after) are reviewed in the order they are received.  Responses are sent via email as soon as possible and no later than 30 days after being received.  Transfer requests are reviewed individually and siblings may be notified at different times.​​​​​

    Responses to transfer requests submitted for the following school year (up until 15 days before the start of school) are sent as soon as possible via email or postal mail and no later than 14 days after the start of school.  Transfer requests are reviewed individually and siblings may be notified at different times. 

    Typically, continuing students matriculating to a different school for 6th or 9th grade are reviewed first, then continuing students to the same school and new students to the district                                                                                                              

                                                                                                           

    Please Note:  If your child has an Individualized Education Program (IEP), your request will also be reviewed by our Special Education Department.  Therefore, if your child does NOT already attend TVUSD, please attach a copy of his/her most recent IEP to your request.  Failure to do so, or incorrect or omitted information, may delay the review process as well as our response time.   

    (If your child already attends TVUSD, you do not need to submit a copy of the IEP,)

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  • 3. Is there a deadline for the submission of Interdistrict Transfer Requests?

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    The deadline for the submission of Interdistrict Transfer Requests is 30 days before the start of the school year.  Please keep in mind, however, that requests are reviewed in the order they are received, and are based on space availability at one of our schools and in the grade and/or program requested.  Therefore, the sooner they are submitted, the better.

    If the school year has already started, each Interdistrict Transfer Request will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

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  • 4. Do I need to submit an Interdistrict Transfer request every year?

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    YES, a transfer request must be submitted for every school year up until the 10th grade.  These are available as of mid-January before the start of the new school year.

    If a student completes 10th or 11th grade on an Interdistrict Transfer, no additional transfer request renewals need to be submitted.

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  • 5. If I was approved to leave my district of residence, may I now enroll my child in TVUSD?

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    No, you must have an Interdistrict Attendance Permit approved by both your district of residence AND the Temecula School District, before you can enroll your child in our district. 

    DO NOT disenroll your child from your district of residence until you have received an approved Interdistrict Attendance Permit from TVUSD.

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  • 6. If I have not received a transfer request response, may I begin the enrollment process anyway?

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    No, you must have received the Interdistrict Transfer approval from both your district of residence AND TVUSD before you can proceed to enroll your child in our district.  DO NOT disenroll your child from your district of residence until you have received this.

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  • 7. We recently moved. What do I need to do?

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    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/or 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.  If you have moved outside of the TVUSD district boundary, you will need to submit an Interdistrict Transfer Request "To TVUSD from Another District" (both the online portion and the permit from your district of residence).

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