Transfer to a different District-
Reason must be in accordance with Board Policy 5117
Reasons for Granting Inter-District Attendance Permits
Child Care - A permit may be granted for a student in grades K-5 only who is cared for by someone other than the parent/guardian or a Child Care Center in a district different than the student’s place of residence, if the parent/guardian is employed or if both parents/guardians are employed. The parent/guardian will be required to obtain a document on letterhead stationary that includes the following:
Residence - A permit may be granted if:
Anticipated Move - A permit may be granted if the parent/guardian of a student certifies that a residence is being built in another district or attendance zone; or that money is in escrow for the purpose of securing a residence in another district which the family will occupy within the semester in which the permit is requested. Parents shall furnish documentation, e.g., escrow papers, utility receipts or other acceptable evidence.
Social Factors - A permit may be considered for a student because of psychological social problems, medical problems, parole regulations, etc. Acceptable evidence must be presented to the district personnel, which verifies the student’s situation.
Employment - A permit may be granted to a student to attend school in another district if one or both of the parents or legal guardians of the pupil are employed within the boundaries of that school district. The parent/guardian will be required to obtain a document on letterhead stationary that includes the following:
Priority for interdistrict attendance shall be given to a student who has been determined by staff of either the district of residence or district of proposed enrollment to be a victim of an act of bullying, as defined in Education Code 48900(r), committed by a student of the district of residence. (Education Code 46600)
This permit is valid and is subject to all the terms and conditions of the Inter-District Attendance Agreement made or to be made between the District of Residence and District of Attendance. Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District will not be responsible for any additional expense for out of district students. Transportation will NOT be provided by the district. All permits are subject to review at any time should class overloads occur. Permits may also be canceled for the following reasons:
Levels of Appeal
If a permit is denied, the following protocols are to be followed to appeal the disposition of the District:
*Failure of parent/guardian to meet any timelines established by the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District shall be deemed an abandonment of the request.
Once a student is admitted to a school on the basis of an interdistrict attendance permit, the student shall not be required to reapply for an interdistrict transfer and shall be allowed to continue to attend the school of enrollment, unless reapplication standards are otherwise specified in the interdistrict attendance agreement. Existing interdistrict attendance permits shall not be rescinded after June 30 following a student's completion of grade 10 or for any student entering grade 11 or 12 in the subsequent school year. (Education Code 46600)