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 The information below describes the transfer request process for

  1. Students new to the SMFCSD for the 2021-2022 school year and   
  2. Students who are currently enrolled (2020-2021) in the SMFCSD and wish to request a transfer for the 2021-2022 school year

NEW STUDENT TRANSFER REQUEST PROCESS

  • Families of new students wishing to request a transfer MUST FIRST COMPLETE the NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION PROCESS.
  • The online transfer request form will become available on this page at 12:00 pm (noon) on Monday, January 11, 2021.
  • Parents/guardians may request up to two (2) schools of choice.
  • All transfer requests received by the deadline of 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, January 29, 2021 will be entered into the school/program lottery.
  • Transfer request status emails will be sent out by the end of the business day on Friday, February 26, 2021.
  • Transfer requests received after the lottery deadline will automatically be added to the transfer request list in the order received.
  • Please note: in order for the request to be processed, you will need to enter your child’s enrollment ID number found on the completed Aeries online pre-registration form.  A transfer request will not be processed for a new student if the new student registration process has not been completed at the school of assignment.

CURRENTLY ENROLLED (grades tk-7)  SMFCSD STUDENT TRANSFER REQUEST PROCESS

  • The online transfer request form will become available on this page at 12:00 pm (noon) on Monday, January 11, 2021.
  • Parents/guardians may request up to two (2) schools of choice.
  • All transfer requests received by the deadline of 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, January 29, 2021 will be entered into the school/program lottery.
  • Transfer request status emails will be sent out by the end of the business day on Friday, February 26, 2021.
  • Transfer requests received after the lottery deadline will automatically be added to the transfer request list in the order received.
  • Please note: in order for your request to be processed, you will need to enter your child’s permanent ID number in the transfer request form. Please locate it before filling out the transfer request form.  Permanent ID numbers can be found on report cards, student ID cards, and class schedules. 

TRANSFER REQUEST INFORMATION FOR THE DISTRICT-WIDE MAGNET PROGRAMS, GRADES 1-8

  • If requesting College Park Mandarin Immersion, Fiesta Gardens International School, North Shoreview Montessori, or Parkside Montessori for grades 1-5, students will be assessed by a teacher and the Principal before being accepted into the program; kindergarten-aged students do not need to be assessed. 
  • Students requesting the Abbott Middle School Spanish Immersion Program and Bayside Academy Mandarin Immersion Program must have completed the elementary immersion program at Fiesta Gardens for Abbott or at College Park for Bayside Academy 6-8.

important information about transfer requests

  • Plan to attend the school of assignment unless you receive communication that the transfer has been granted.
  • Transfer requests are granted only if there is room in the school and grade level requested.
  • A transfer request is not a school registration and is not a guarantee of enrollment.
  • All transfer requests expire the day before the first day of school for the 2021- 2022 school yea Transfers will not be granted after that day.