District Transfer Information

Interdistrict Transfers - Incoming

If you do not live within the boundaries of the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District and wish to enroll your student in a Cotati-Rohnert Park school . . .(Find your school)

The Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District accepts interdistrict transfer requests from students in Transitional Kindergarten through twelfth grade who live outside of the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District boundaries and wish to attend a district school. The parent/guardian must first contact their school of residence to obtain a release from the district. Once obtained, Cotati-Rohnert Park will consider the request. If approved, Interdistrict transfers are valid for 5 years (some Sonoma County school districts will only recognize interdistrict transfers on an annual basis. If this is the case with the school district you are transferring from, you will need to apply for an interdistrict transfer yearly).


FORMS:
Standard Interdistrict Transfer Application Standard Interdistrict Transfer Application - Spanish


REQUIRED FOR ALL INCOMING TRANSFER STUDENTS:

Incoming CRPUSD Interdistrict Student Transfer Agreement  Incoming CRPUSD Interdistrict Student Transfer Agreement - Spanish


REQUIRED FOR ALL OUTGOING TK/KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS:

TK/Kindergarten Site Visit Form

The priority acceptance period for incoming interdistrict transfers for the upcoming school year is January 9th to February 28th, 2019. The district will continue to accept interdistrict transfers for new students year round; however, the request must be received by February 28, 2019 to ensure the best access to any available spaces. Students accepted to the district on an interdistrict transfer are required to sign an Interdistrict Transfer Agreement stating that they must have, and maintain, satisfactory attendance, effort, academic achievement and behavior, while attending a CRPUSD school.

Application Procedure:

Renewal Interdistrict Transfer – Upcoming School Year:

1. Obtain approved interdistrict attendance permit from your district of residence. 2. Submit the interdistrict permit and the CRPUSD Interdistrict Transfer Agreement form to the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District. 3. Parent/guardian will be notified of the decision by early June.

New Interdistrict Transfer – Upcoming School Year:

1. Obtain approved interdistrict attendance permit from your district of residence. 2. Obtain copies of transcripts or report cards, including grades and attendance, as well as a copy of the discipline report from your district of residence. 3. Submit the interdistrict permit form and the CRPUSD Interdistrict Transfer Agreement to the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District, along with the information about grades, attendance, and behavior. 4. Obtain an enrollment packet from the district office or your school of desired attendance. 5. Complete and return the enrollment packet to the school of desired attendance. 6. Parent/guardian will be notified of the decision by early June.

 

Interdistrict Transfers – Outgoing

If you live within the boundaries of the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District and wish to attend school in another district . . .

A parent or guardian may request an interdistrict transfer to a school outside of the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District in accordance with the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District Board Policy. Releases are granted on a case-by-case basis and are not guaranteed. An interdistrict transfer must be granted by the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District before applying to another district. If approved, Interdistrict transfers are valid for 5 years (some Sonoma County school districts will only recognize interdistrict transfers on an annual basis. If this is the case with the school district you are transferring to, you will need to apply for an interdistrict transfer yearly).

Application Procedure:

Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District Resident Requesting a New or Renewal Release:

1. Submit an Interdistrict Attendance Permit Request to the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District.2. Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten parents will be asked to meet with the principal at their neighborhood school prior to a determination about the interdistrict attendance request. 
 TK/Kindergarten Site Visit Form - Required for new outgoing 
3. Parent/guardian will be notified of the decision within thirty days.





 

If you have any questions regarding Interdistrict Transfers, please contact Kelly Maul at (707) 792-4540.
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