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Elementary Intradistrict Transfer Information and Guidelines

January 18, 2013

Dear Parent or Guardian:

The majority of elementary students in the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District attend the school within their home attendance area. However, there are reasons families may request to transfer their child to another school.  The guidelines related to Board Policy JCB should be considered at the time of submission of an R-7 Elementary School Intradistrict Transfer and for these reasons only may be approved.

·         It will be necessary to close school buildings to transfers where staffing, grade level, and/or student enrollment factors meet or  exceed capacity.

·         If approved, transportation to school is the responsibility of the    

parent/guardian when transportation is necessary outside the

boundaries of the school the student will be attending.

·         Absences that meet or exceed 25 days can result in revoking a child’s transfer status.

·         Occurrences of late arrivals and/or early departures that meet or exceed 15 in a semester can result in revoking a child’s transfer status.

·         If approved, transfers will be granted for one school calendar year at a time.

·         Parent(s)/guardian(s) must make requests for transfer each year for each student of whom an intradistrict transfer is sought.

·         Building administrative signatures must be obtained prior to consideration/decision from the Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Instruction.

·         Parent(s)/guardian(s) will be notified of the decision via U.S. mail.

·         At the conclusion of the sixth grade year a student will be expected to return to his/her home school of attendance for middle school or refer to Board Policy JCB-AP1 for a secondary transfer.

Incoming Kindergarten Students

May be received and processed between Kindergarten registration and the last day of school.

If received after the last day of school, requests will be processed after August 1st and prior to the first day of school. 

Current Elementary Students

If received at elementary building by January 31st requests will be processed the 3rd week of February.

If received at elementary building after January 31st, requests will be processed after August 1st and prior to the first day of school.

Families seeking a transfer must submit their request via the completed    R-7 Elementary School Intradistrict Transfer Request Form with the required supporting documentation. Transfer requests for currently enrolled students received after January 31 will be held and processed after August 1 and prior to the first day of school.

If you have questions please call your school or this office.

      Sincerely, 

      Mrs. Katie Collier
Assistant Superintendent
Elementary Instruction 

 
 

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