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School Transfers

Intra-District Transfers

 

If you live within the boundaries of the Monrovia Unified School District and wish to request a permit to attend another school within the boundaries of the Monrovia Unified School District, fill out an Intra-district permit. Our Open Enrollment policy allows students to apply to attend a school other than their school of residence within the district boundaries. Intra-district transfers may be permitted when there is space available in the school and in the particular grade level being requested. Parents shall assume full responsibility for transportation.

 

1.  You must reside within the boundaries of a Monrovia Unified School District school.  All Intra-district permit requests will be handled individually, not on a first come, first served basis.

 

2.  All submission requirement documents must be included as part of the application:

  • Child Care
  • Work
  • Other

 

3.  Be sure to enroll your child in his or her school of residence because not all transfer requests are approved. When a decision is made as to space availability, you will be notified by Student Support Services.

 

4. Please note that any permit may be revoked by the District and the student returned to the school of residence due to excessive enrollment at the chosen school, unsatisfactory attendance, or unsatisfactory behavior.

 

5. Notice that failure to adhere to timelines will be deemed an abandonment of the request.

 

6. Current year permit requests will receive notification within 30 calendar days.

 

Important Dates for MUSD Residents:

 

November 1:

Open enrollment intra-district begins.

 

March 15:

Deadline for filing intra-district transfer applications.

 

March 30:

MUSD notifies families of intra & inter-district application results.

 

Inter-District Permit Requests:

 

The Monrovia Unified School District will begin accepting applications for inter-district transfer beginning November 1 for the 2020-2021 school year. All requests will be considered individually, not on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please provide verification documents.

 

1.  We are unable to consider your application for your child until you have obtained a release from your home school district.  

 

2.  Before your application will be considered, you will need to provide the current corresponding verification documents related to the reason (Child Care, Work, or Specialized Program) to include but not limited to: report card and/or enrollment verification, discipline record, attendance verification, employment verification letter or pay stub, childcare affidavit note: your caregiver shall reside within the boundaries of district requested, and/or utility bill, history of special interest to include but not limited to awards, honors, certificates, coursework, student letter explaining special interest, video, photos, acceptance letters addressed to your student etc.

 

3.   All submission requirement documents must be included as part of the application. A parent's or guardian's failure to meet the district's established timelines will be deemed an abandonment of the transfer request.

 

4.  Be sure to enroll your child in his or her home school district because not all transfer requests are approved. When a decision is made as to space availability or release, you will be notified by Student Support Services.

 

5. Please note that any permit may be revoked by the District and the student returned to the school or district of residence due to but not limited to excessive enrollment at the chosen school, unsatisfactory attendance or unsatisfactory behavior.

 

6. Notice failure to adhere to the timelines will be deemed an abandonment of the request.

 

7. The inter-district transfer request to leave Monrovia Unified School District denials may be appealed to the Los Angeles County Office of Education within 30 days of the final denial notification.  Contact the Office of Student Support Services for an Interdistrict transfer denial appeal meeting (626) 471-2042.

 

8. A student may provisionally attend the district to which he/she seeks to transfer so long as the receiving district agrees, the parents can provide reasonable evidence that a final decision is pending before either the sending or receiving school district or before the County Office of Education and the duration of provisional attendance has not exceeded two months; and the circumstance in which an existing interdistrict transfer may be revoked or rescinded.

 

*Please be advised for future year requests, a final decision will be no later than 14 calendar days following the beginning of the school year for which the transfer is sought.  Inter-district permit requests are approved based on available classroom space.

 

* Any request received 15 or fewer calendar days before the start of instruction in the school year for which the transfer is sought - "the current year" interdistrict transfer request - parents/guardians will be notified of the final decision within 30 calendar days of receiving the request.

 

*Permit requests received 16 or more calendar days before commencement of instruction in the school year for which the transfer is sought, parent/guardian notification will be as soon as possible, but not later than 14 calendar days after the start of instruction in that school year.