Transfers

 

TRANSFERS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS WITHIN TPS

Thank you for your interest in Tulsa Public Schools. We are not accepting neighborhood transfers for the 2017-2018 school year.


TRANSFERS FROM OTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS INTO TPS
(EXAMPLE, BROKEN ARROW, JENKS, UNION, OWASSO, ETC.)

The current state budget crisis may affect our district funding for the 2017-18 school year. Our non-magnet, out-of-district transfer approval/denied notifications could be delayed until late July. This would include any children of TPS employees.

If a student does not live in Tulsa Public Schools district, but wants to attend a TPS school:

If a student lives in the Tulsa Public Schools district, but would like to attend another school district, he or she must have an out-of-district transfer.  There are two types:

The Oklahoma State Department of Education lists the following as reasons for an emergency transfer:

  1. Destruction or partial destruction of a school building;
  2. Inability to offer the subject a pupil desires to pursue if the pupil becomes a legal resident of a school district after February 1 of the school year immediately prior to the school year for which the pupil is seeking the transfer;
  3. Catastrophic medical problem of a student which for purposes of this section shall mean an acute or chronic serious illness, disease, disorder or injury which has a permanently detrimental effect on the body’s system or renders the risk unusually hazardous;
  4. Total failure of transportation facilities; (school-provided transportation/bus service)
  5. Concurrence of both the Sending and Receiving Districts. SDE requires the Sending District Superintendent to sign the application.
  6. Unavailability of a specialized deaf education program for a student who is deaf or hearing impaired;
  7. Unavailability of remote or on-site internet-based instruction (by course title) for a student identified as in need of drop-out recover or alternative education services, provided such student was enrolled at any time in a public school in this state during the previous three years in the district of residence 70 O.S. § 8-104.
  8. When a student has been the victim of harassment, intimidation and bullying as defined in Title 70 O.S. § 24-100.3, upon verification by the Receiving District that the student has been the victim of harassment, intimidation or bullying, and that the Sending District was notified of the incident(s) prior to the filing of the application for transfer.

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For more information on transfers: