Transfer Information

2019–20 Transfer Information

Austin ISD will begin accepting requests for school transfers for the 2019–20 school year on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Requests may be submitted or mailed to the Office of Student Services (Room A200), Carruth Administration Center, 1111 W. Sixth St. during regular business hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Applications for priority transfers and non-priority transfers will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.

Download the transfer application PDF form in English.
Download the PDF form in Spanish.

A transfer request form may be obtained in the Office of Student Services or at a school. If a campus is closed during a summer month, the Office of Student Services will provide a form.

All student transfer requests require a parent or guardian photo ID and proof of residence. Parents or guardians submitting requests for students who are new to the district will need to provide a birth certificate for the new student.  

How to Apply for a Transfer

  1. Apply through the Parent Cloud (beginning Jan. 2, 2019). Create a Parent Cloud account.
    • New students residing in Austin ISD need to complete online registration (also in the Parent Cloud) before submitting an online transfer request.
    • Online transfer requests are for grades K through 12.
    • Pre-K transfer requests must be submitted in person at the campus of choice.
  2. Submit transfer requests and required documents in person to the Office of Student Services, 1111 W. Sixth St., A200, during regular business hours, 7:45 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
  3. Mail transfer requests and required documents to the Office of Student Services, 1111 W. Sixth St., A200, Austin 78703.  
  4. Fax transfer requests and required documents to the Office of Student Services at 512-414-4994.  

Schools Frozen to Transfers in 2019–20

Each year, Austin ISD determines which schools (K–12) should be frozen to transfers because they have, or are expected to have, enrollments that exceed their capacities. Also, some schools are frozen to maintain stability in tracking patterns. The list of schools frozen to transfers for the 2019–20 school year was announced Dec. 17 at the regular board meeting.

  • High schools: Akins, Austin, Bowie, Lanier ECHS and McCallum.
  • Middle schools: Fulmore, Lamar, Murchison and Small.
  • Elementary schools: Baldwin, Baranoff, Becker (Pre-K through third grade, dual language only), Blazier, Brentwood (except kindergarten), Casis (except kindergarten), Cowan, Doss, Gullett (except kindergarten), Hill, Kiker, Maplewood (except kindergarten and sixth grade), Menchaca, Oak Hill, Reilly (Pre-K through third grade, dual language only), Ridgetop, Summitt (except kindergarten), Sunset Valley (Pre-K through third grade, dual language only) and Zilker (except kindergarten).

More Information

View the AISD Student Transfer Policy online. Questions? Please contact the Office of Student Services at 512-414-1726.

Proceso para solicitar el traslado de un estudiante para el año escolar 2019–20.

Austin ISD Antidiscrimination Policy

The Austin Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability in its programs or activities.

Austin ISD began accepting requests for school transfers for the 2018–19 school year on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Requests may be submitted or mailed to the Office of Student Services (Room A200), Carruth Administration Center, 1111 W. Sixth St. during regular business hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Applications for priority transfers and non-priority transfers will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.

Download the transfer application PDF form in English.
Download the transfer application PDF form in Spanish.

A transfer request form may be obtained in the Office of Student Services or at a school. If a campus is closed during a summer month, the Office of Student Services will provide a form.

All student transfer requests require a parent or guardian photo ID and proof of residence. Parents or guardians submitting requests for students who are new to the district will need to provide a birth certificate for the new student.  

How to Apply for a Transfer

  1. Apply through the Parent Cloud (beginning Jan. 3, 2018). Create a Parent Cloud account.
    • New students residing in Austin ISD need to complete online registration (also in the Parent Cloud) before submitting an online transfer request.
    • Online transfer requests are for grades K through 12.
    • Pre-K transfer requests must be submitted in person at the campus of choice.
  2. Submit transfer requests and required documents in person to the Office of Student Services, 1111 W. Sixth St., A200, during regular business hours, 7:45 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
  3. Mail transfer requests and required documents to the Office of Student Services, 1111 W. Sixth St., A200, Austin 78703.  
  4. Fax transfer requests and required documents to the Office of Student Services at 512-414-4994.  

Frozen Schools

Each year, Austin ISD determines which schools (K–12) should be frozen to transfers because they have, or are expected to have, enrollments that exceed their capacities. Also, some schools are frozen to maintain stability in tracking patterns.

Schools to be frozen to transfers in 2018–19:

  • High Schools: Akins, Bowie, McCallum
  • Middle Schools: Lamar, Murchison        
  • Elementary Schools: Baldwin, Baranoff, Becker (Pre-K through second grade)*, Blazier, Brentwood, Bryker Woods, Casis, Cowan, Davis, Doss, Gullett, Hill, Kiker, Lee (kindergarten through fifth grade)**, Maplewood, Mathews, Menchaca, Oak Hill, Reilly (Pre-K through second grade)*, Ridgetop, Summitt, Sunset Valley (Pre-K through second grade)*, Zilker
    *These grades will accept dual language applications.  
    **Lee Elementary will be frozen from K-5 to accommodate a construction project but will be able to continue to accept transfers for 6th grade.

More Information

View the AISD Student Transfer Policy online. Questions? Please contact the Office of Student Services at 512-414-1726.

Austin ISD Antidiscrimination Policy

The Austin Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability in its programs or activities.

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