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Series 502.4.5AR - Student Transfers: Intent to Establish Residency

Adopted: February 1987
Revised: April 2009

1. Authorization – The superintendent designates the authority to approve or deny transfers to the directors of elementary education (for students in grades k-5), secondary education (for students in grades 6-12) and special education (for students in center-based special education programs).

2. Criteria – Transfers may take place under the following conditions:

2.1 If a District 196 resident student's parent or guardian or an adult student intends to establish residency in a different District 196 school attendance area than their current school within the school year; or

2.2 If a nonresident student’s parent or guardian, or an adult student intends to establish residency in District 196 within the school year, and 2.3 If the application process described below is completed.

3. Application Process

3.1 Current District 196 Resident – The student's parent(s) or guardian(s), or the adult student shall submit to the student information supervisor Procedure 502.4P, Intradistrict Student Transfer Application and a copy of a purchase agreement, lease agreement or other legal document that shows intent to establish residency in a different school attendance area within District 196.

3.2 Current Nonresident – The student’s parent(s) or guardian(s), or the adult student shall submit to the student information supervisor Procedure 502.4.1P, Application to Participate in the State Enrollment Options Program and a copy of a purchase agreement, lease agreement or other legal document that shows intent to establish residency in District 196.

4. Duration and Timing

4.1 Approved transfers for intent to establish residency may take place at any time during the school year.

4.2 Transfers for intent to establish residency expire at the end of the current school year.

5. Change of Address Confirmation – District Procedure 502.4.5.5P, Change of Address Confirmation, shall be sent to a student's parent(s) or guardian(s), or the adult student by the District 196 student information supervisor when there is a question about a student's change of address.

Regulations/502.4.5R/4-27-09