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Riverside Unified School District is committed to offering families choices that provide the best educational fit for their children. This page explains the wide variety of transfers parents may apply for if they feel a special program or school other than their child’s home school is a better fit for their child. 

 

The Open Enrollment Intra and Inter-District Transfer Window for the 2017-2018 School Year was November 1, 2016 through January 13, 2017 and is now closed.

For additional assistance in regard to transfers please contact the Pupil Services Department at (951) 352-1200. Please refer to the RUSD Parent Handbook for further information. See your school if you do not have a copy, or you can access it online at www.riversideunified.org.

The 2018-2019
Open Enrollment Intra and Inter-District Transfer Window will be
November 1, 2017 through January 12, 2018.

  Online Transfer System

click link below
            https://remote.rusd.k12.ca.us/TransferOnline17/Login



Intra-District Transfers-within RUSD boundaries, between schools

  • Parents must apply online during the Open Enrollment period through our Transfer Online System. That enrollment period for the 2017-2018 school year is closed as of January 13, 2017. It will reopen for the 2018-2019 school year on November 1, 2017.
  • If a family moves into RUSD after the Open Enrollment period, they may submit an intra-district transfer upon registration.
  • If a family moves from one location to another location within RUSD they may submit an intra-district transfer to remain at the school that they were attending.
  • For additional assistance please contact the Pupil Services Department at (951) 352-1200.

Inter-District Transfers-outside of the RUSD boundaries and requesting to attend schools within the Riverside Unified School District.

  • Student must first be released from their district of residence.
  • Inter–District Transfers are to the district, not a particular school.
  • RUSD will attempt to accommodate parent’s request for a particular school, but the request is not guaranteed. Placement at schools is based on space availability as determined by the district, not the school site.
  • Inter-District transfers will be accepted throughout the year.
  • For additional assistance please contact the Pupil Services Department at (951) 352-1200.

Inter-District Transfer Release - a transfer requesting to change from RUSD, where the parent resides, to another school district.

  • If you would like to request an Inter-District Release from RUSD to another school district for the 2017-2018 school year applications are available at the Pupil Services Department.
  • If you would like request an Inter-District Release for the 2018-2019 school year applications are online to fill out and bring into the Pupil Services Department for signature. The link will be available to submit the inter-district release application starting November 1, 2017.
  • If you do not have internet access, please visit the Pupil Services Department as there is access to the online application through our kiosk.
  • Parents are required to verify their address within RUSD boundaries at the time the application is being submitted.

 

District of Choice (DOC) Transfers

 RUSD is a District of Choice (DOC)

  • DOC transfers are available for any parent of a school age student who does not live within the geographical boundaries of RUSD and who is interested in having their child attend RUSD schools for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Under DOC parents are not required to be released from their district of residence in order to apply for a DOC transfer during the established application period.
  • DOC is not School of Choice, and no guarantees can be made to place the child at a particular school. However, the Pupil Services department will do their best to place children at the school of choice if space is available.
  • Parents must submit a DOC online application for the 2018-2019 school year between November 1, 2017 and January 12, 2018.
  • DOC applications are available online only through our Transfer Online System.
  • Paper applications will not be available.
  • If parents do not have internet access, please visit the Pupil Services Department as there will be access to a kiosk in the lobby.
  • Under a DOC transfer a student can remain within the RUSD schools until they graduate (with some exceptions)

 

Dual and Tri-Boundary Transfers

Dual Boundary Transfers are between King High School and Arlington High School.

  • Student must reside within the Dual Boundary area – please contact Pupil Services or Transportation for information related to the Dual Boundary area.
  • Parents must submit Dual Boundary transfer applications during the Open Enrollment Intra- and Inter-District Transfer period (see above), or upon moving into RUSD.

Tri Boundary Transfers are between Gage Middle School, Sierra Middle School, and Chemawa Middle School.

  • Student must reside within the Tri-Boundary area – please contact Pupil Services or Transportation for information related to the Tri-Boundary area.
  • Parents must submit a Tri-Boundary transfer application during the Open Enrollment Intra and Inter-District Transfer period or upon moving into RUSD.
  • Click HERE for additional information.

​For additional assistance regarding Dual and Tri-Boundary transfers please contact the Pupil Services Department at (951) 352-1200.



SPECIAL PROGRAM TRANSFERS
 

The window for submitting a Special Program application will begin November 1, 2017. However, each Special Program has their specific deadline to submit an application. Please refer to the school site for further information.

 

Core Knowledge Program (CK) Transfers

  • Programs are located at Adams Elementary, Bryant Elementary, and Franklin Elementary Schools.
  • CK paperwork is submitted to the school site.
  • If student is accepted into the CK program, a completed CK transfer will be forwarded to Pupil Services for processing.
  • Please refer to the school site for further information.

 

 Dual Language Immersion Program (DLI) Transfers

  • Programs are located at Castle View Elementary, Fremont Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Longfellow Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary, Washington Elementary and Gage Middle Schools.
  • DLI applications are completed online and are accessible at Dual Language Immersion Program.
  • If student is accepted into the DLI program, a completed DLI transfer will be forwarded to Pupil Services for processing.
  • Please refer to the Dual Language Immersion Program for further information.

 

Engineering Program Transfers

  • Program is located at King High School.
  • Engineering Program paperwork is submitted to Coordinator of program at the school site.
  • If student is accepted into the Engineering Program, a completed Engineering Program transfer will be forwarded to Pupil Services for processing.
  • Please refer to the school site for further information.

 

 International Baccalaureate Program (IB) Transfers

  • Program is located at North High School.
  • IB Program paperwork is submitted to Coordinator of program at the school site.
  • If student is accepted into the IB Program, a completed IB transfer will be forwarded to Pupil Services for processing.
  • Please refer to the school site for further information.

 

 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics/STEM Academy Transfers

  • STEM Academy paperwork is submitted to Coordinator of program at the school site.
  • If student is accepted into STEM Academy, a completed STEM Academy transfer will be forwarded to Pupil Services for processing.
  • Please refer to school site for further information.

 

Creative and Performing Arts Magnet Program Transfers

  • Program is located at Ramona High School.
  • Creative and Performing Arts Magnet Program paperwork is submitted to the school site.
  • If student is accepted into the Creative and Performing Arts Magnet Program, a completed Creative and Performing Arts Magnet Program transfer will be forwarded to Pupil Services for processing.
  • Please refer to the school site for further information.