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Inter & Intra District Transfer Attendance

What is an interdistrict transfer?
An interdistrict transfer is the "transfer" of a student that resides in a school district outside of HBCSD, and has been granted a permit to attend a school within HBCSD.
What is an intradistrict transfer?
An intradistrict transfer is the "transfer" of a student that resides in HBCSD, and has been granted a permit to attend an HBCSD school that is not the student's school of residence. 
Will HBCSD accept interdistrict transfers for the 2020-2021 school year?
No. On January 28, 2020, the Board of Trustees took action to direct the administration to no longer accept interdistrict transfer students with limited exceptions.
When can I apply for an interdistrict transfer?
With the Board of Trustees to discontinue interdistrict transfer permits, there is no timeline for interdistrict transfer application. 
What is the process for submitting an interdistrict transfer application?
Although HBCSD has discontinued interdistrict permits, the District's Student Services office can be contacted for inquiries and information.
Once I submit an interdistrict transfer, what is the response time?
As HBCSD has discontinued interdistrict permits, the District's Student Services office can be contacted for inquiries and information. There is however no timeline for interdistrict transfer applications. 
What is the appeals process if an interdistrict transfer is denied?
In the event that your interdistrict request has been denied and extenuating circumstances may exist, a parent may file an appeal with the District's Student Services office for further consideration. 
Will intradistrict transfers have priority over an interdistrict transfer to attend an HBCSD school?
As HBCSD has discontinued interdistrict permits, in most cases this will not be an issue. As the District transitions in 2020-21, and may have some interdistrict students continuing in grade 5 and 8, this matter will be considered on an individual basis. 
What do I do if I have questions regarding interdistrict and intradistrict transfers?
You may contact the District's Student Services office for inquiries and information at: 714-964-8888 x2050.
Why will HBCSD be reviewing the residency verification process?
The district will review the residency verification process to ensure it is fair and equitable, and fully supports the Board of Trustees policies for student attendance. 
Will HBCSD be reviewing its residency verification process?
Yes.