JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
- POLICY JFBA
Administrative Transfer Procedures and Checklist for Principals

Student's Name:
Student's ID#:
Date:

  • The principal of the sending school investigates the request, secures documentation if necessary, and makes a recommendation for approval/denial. School capacity, classroom space, Jefferson County residency and the reasons for the proposed transfer are considered in the disposition of the request. Mid-year requests must be forwarded to the community superintendent for review and approval.
  • The principal calls or sends the application to the receiving school principal, who will review and make a recommendation for approval/denial.
  • The sending School must not inactivate the student until the receiving school confirms approval.
    • The recommendations of the principals will be based on genuine necessity and space availability.If a disagreement occurs between the two principals, the request will be forwarded to the community superintendent for review/decision.
    • Requests should not be hand carried by parent/guardian.
Please use the following checklist to clarify any special circumstances pertaining to this transfer request. Type the information in the spaces below and click the print button. A copy of the form, which will print on your local printer, must be provided to the sending and receiving school principals and the community superintendent.
Sending School:

Principal's Signature:

1. Investigated Request - Contacted receiving principal?
Yes
No
Date:

2. Is space available in this grade? Yes
No
Comments:

3. Does reason warrant transfer?
Yes
No

Comments:

4. Secured documentation for request if reason warrants? Yes
No
Comments:
5. Is student returning to home school (school of residence)? Yes
No
Comments:
6. Is student currently attending school? Yes
No
Comments:


Receiving School:
 
 Principal's Signature:
1. Investigated Request - Contacted sending principal? Yes
No
Date:

2. Is space available in this grade? Yes
No
Comments:
3. Does reason warrant transfer? Yes
No
Comments:
4. Secured documentation for request if reason warrants? Yes
No
Comments:
5. Is student returning to home school (school of residence)? Yes
No
Comments:
6. Transfer approved? Yes
No
Comments:
7. A mutually agreed effective date of transfer:
(If both principals agree, the receiving school will keep the form. If denied, the forms will be sent to the community superintendent for review and final decision.)
   Original Sept. 2, 2003, updated 11/07/07
(Distribute copies to: 1. Sending School Principal 2. Receiving School Principal 3. Community Superintendent)