Open Enrollment

Intradistrict Open Enrollment - FAQ Sheet

INTRADISTRICT Open Enrollment 17-18 SCHOOL YEAR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

1.         What is Intradistrict Open Enrollment?

 

Intradistrict Open Enrollment is an opportunity for parents/guardians who live in the Twin Rivers Unified School District to request another school within the district  (other than their child's home school).  This does not apply to Charter Schools.

 

2.         When is Intradistrict Open Enrollment and where do I get an application?

 

Intradistrict Open Enrollment for Twin Rivers USD begins Friday, December 19, 2016 and continues through Wednesday, February 15, 2017 for the 2017/2018 school year.    Applications will be available at all Twin Rivers School sites and on our website beginning December 19, 2016. 

 

3.         How do I apply for Intradistrict Open Enrollment?

 

Completed applications can be submitted to your child's current school of attendance or to your school of residence.  If your child is new to the district applications may also be submitted to the Student Services Department, 5115 Dudley Blvd, McClellan.  All applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to be included for Intradistrict Open Enrollment.

 

4.         What is the process for approving or denying an Intradistrict Open Enrollment application and when will I be notified about the status of my request?

 

  • Open Enrollment is approved at the district office level.

  • Approval will be granted based on space available at the requested school.  Parents/guardians can request up to two schools.  If the first school is not available, every attempt will be made to grant the second choice.

  • If it is determined space is not available applicants may be placed in a Lottery.

  • Requests for students with an active Individual Educational Plan (IEP) will be reviewed by the Special Education Department before transfer can be approved.

  • Once approved, an Open Enrollment is valid as long as the student remains at the requested school and resides in the Twin Rivers Unified School District.

     

    5.         What is the process once a decision is made to approve or deny an Intradistrict Open Enrollment?

     

  • Each school site will receive a list of students that were approved for Intra District Open Enrollment.

  • Parents/Guardians will receive a letter in March of 2017 notifying them of the decision to approve or deny the request.

  • If the request was granted Parent/Guardian will be required to notify the requested school within 10 school days of receipt of letter to confirm enrollment.

  • Parent/Guardian will be required to enroll at the requested site (contact the site for dates and enrollment packet).

  • Parent/Guardian should take the approval letter with them when enrolling their student

     

     

    Note:    Students approved through the Open Enrollment process may be displaced due to excessive enrollment    

    of resident students.

     

    Questions?  Contact the Student Services Department at 566-1620.