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Transfers Available from Office of
Student Enrollment

Transfers are based on School Board Policy JCA. You may review the entire policy at: School Board Policies

Transfer forms are available at:
Office of Student Enrollment
6501 Magic Way, Bldg 100B
Orlando, FL 32809
(407) 317-3233)

 Or Online at: 
Transfer Forms

All approved transfers are valid for the duration of all grade levels at the assigned school (K-5, 6-8 or 9-12) unless there is a change of address.

Transfers may be revoked if the student is excessively tardy to school, remains at school beyond the dismissal time without prior arrangements with school officials, or is referred to the principal for disciplinary action.

Available Transfers from Office of Student Enrollment

Academic Transfer
Academic Year Completion Transfer (Mid-Year Transfer)
Controlled Open Enrollment Capacity Transfer
ESE Sibling Transfer
Grandfathered Transfer
Medical Transfer
Pending Move Transfer
Psychological Transfer
Rising 5th, 8th, and 12th Grade Students
School Personnel Transfer (Students of OCPS staff)


Click here to apply for these transfers.


 


Academic Transfer

(Timeframe: Submitted February 1st - May 31st of each school year)

This transfer is available to any high school student who wishes to complete a sequential course of study, such as the second or third year of a World Language or a course with the Career and Technical Education Program if that course is not available through the Florida Virtual Online School.

  • An approved transfer is valid as long as the student is enrolled and is successful in the requested academic subject.

  • Academic transfers are to the next nearest qualified school as determined by the OCPS Office of Student Enrollment.

  • The student must stay for the entire year unless there is a change of address.

  • ROTC initial entry into the program is restricted to rising 9th and 10th grade students.

  • Strings/Orchestra entry is based on an audition if the student is not successfully enrolled in a middle school strings program.

  • Students who exit the approved academic course are not eligible for Senior Privilege.

  • Sibling transfers are not applicable.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers




Academic Year Completion Transfer (Mid-Year Transfer)


 

(Deadline: During school year only)

This transfer allows a student to stay at the present school for the remainder of the current school year only, in instances when the parents/legal guardians move to an address in a different assigned school zone.

  • The new residence must be in Orange County. 

  •  Address must be updated with the school.

  • Proof of residence, including the moving date (lease or property sales documentation) must accompany request.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Please obtain this transfer application from your school or at the Office of Student Enrollment (Proof of New Address is required)



Controlled Open Enrollment Capacity Transfer

 

(Timeframe: Submitted online February 1st - May 31st of each school year)

This transfer allows a student to transfer from any school, whether it is an OCPS school or not, to a school that has available capacity. Out of Orange County applications are available as well from Feb 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019. The application is ONLINE ONLY as there is a lottery that will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Applications must be complete (including approved Birth Certificate and approved Verification of Residence) in order to be included in the lottery. Notifications of approval/rejection of documents via email will occur after a completed application has been submitted. No results of the lottery can be shared until after the lottery occurs. Once parents are notified by email, the student must be enrolled by Thursday, June 27, 2019.  

  • A list of qualifying receiving schools is revised and published annually. Schools may be added or removed annually based on capacity and projections.

  • If the number of applications for a receiving school exceed the number of seats, a lottery will determine placements.

  • The student must stay for the entire year unless there is a change of address.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.


Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Click here for current information on the Controlled Open Enrollment Capacity Transfer.


ESE Sibling Transfer

 

(Deadline: processed year round and based on Siblings IEP)

This transfer is available only for students who have siblings who have been assigned on an Exceptional Education Program Placement at a school other than their assigned school. (Exceptional Education students are students with disabilities who have been staffed into Exceptional Education programs such as Intellectual Disability, Emotional/Behavioral Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, etc.)

  • There is no transfer eligibility for siblings of McKay Scholarship recipients.

  • Students may remain at the school until all grade levels at the school are completed (K-5, 6-8 or 9-12).

  • The student must stay for the school year unless there is a change of address or placement of the ESE student.

  • If OCPS provides transportation to the ESE student, then siblings are eligible for transportation for so long as the ESE student is being served at a particular school.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Click here to apply



Grandfathered Transfer

 

(Timeframe: Processed by May 31st prior to the opening of the new rezoned school or up to 15 days after Board approval takes place after May 31st)

This transfer is available only for students who:

  • have been rezoned by OCPS two or more times during a grade level (K-5, 6-8, 9-12) at the current address or

  • who has been rezoned from an established school to another established school or

  • will be in 5th or 8th grade when the new school opens.

In this case, the student may remain at the existing school instead of being assigned to

the rezoned school or rezoned for the 5th or 8th grade year. The following shall apply to

Grandfathered Transfers:

  • There is no Transfer eligibility for siblings who do not meet the same criteria for a Grandfathered Transfer.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers


Medical Transfer

 

(Deadline: processed year round)

This transfer is for any student who has a serious medical condition that is sufficient to warrant a transfer.

  • Documentation from a physician, hospital and the school is required.

  • Generally the requested school must be close to parent or medical facility.

  • The student must stay for the entire year.

  • Siblings of an existing K-4 or 6-7 student may apply for a Medical Transfer.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Click here to apply


Pending Move

 

(Deadline: processed year round)

If currently a resident of Orange County, this transfer allows a student to attend a school zoned for the Guardian’s future domicile.

  • Both current and prospective addresses must be located within Orange County.

  • The move in or closing date must be within 60 days from the date the application is submitted.

  • A legal document signed by both parties, such as a contract, indicating the location of the prospective address and the proposed occupancy date is required.

  • If the family does not move by the date provided, the student will be moved to the original zoned school.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Please obtain this transfer application from your school or at the Office of Student Enrollment (Proof of closing date/occupancy required)

Psychological Transfer

 

(Deadline: processed year round)

This transfer is for any student who has a compelling psychological condition that is sufficient to warrant a transfer.

  • Psychological transfers are to the next nearest qualified school as determined by the Office of Student Enrollment.

  • This transfer requires documentation of compelling evidence, which may include documentation from an outside psychologist or counselor, and is generally reviewed by one of the district’s psychologists.

  • The student must stay for the entire year unless there is a change of address.

  • Sibling Transfers are not applicable.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Click here to apply


Rising 5th, 8th, or 12th Grade Students

 

(Deadline: Processed year round)

This transfer allows a rising 5th, 8th or 12th grade student whose parent/legal guardian moves after the start of their 4th, 7th, or 11th grade school year to remain at the school through grade level (K-5, 6-8, 9-12).

  • The new residence must be in Orange County.

  • The student must stay for the entire year unless there is a change of address.

  • Sibling Transfers are not applicable.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Proof of your move is required. Click here to apply



School Personnel Transfer (Students of OCPS staff)

 

(Deadline: processed year round)

This transfer is available for any student whose parent/legal guardian works in a particular school or OCPS facility and desires to have the student enrolled at that school or the nearest school that meets Board defined capacity.

  • Transportation is not provided by OCPS.

Click here to return to the List of Available Transfers

Click here to apply



Parents or legal guardians who wish to apply for their child to transfer to a school other than their assigned school for one of  the above reasons must submit an application to the OCPS Office of Student Enrollment between February 1st and May 31st for transfer with stated deadlines.

Transfer applications are available at the Office of Student Enrollment, which is located at 6501 Magic Way, Bldg 100B, Orlando, Florida 32809. For questions regarding the transfer process and requirements for requesting transfers, please call the Office of Student Enrollment at (407) 317-3233.



 

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