San Marino Unified School District

INTERDISTRICT TRANSFER PROCEDURES
SAN MARINO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
INTERDISTRICT TRANSFER PROCEDURES
(Education Code Sections 46600 and 48204(b))


San Marino Unified School District will begin accepting applications for interdistrict transfer May 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. 

The following procedures must be followed when requesting an Interdistrict Transfer Permit to attend school in the San Marino Unified School District.  (See Board Policy 5117 -  BP 5117 InterdistrictAttendanceFinal092215.pdf and Administrative Regulation 5117 - AR5117 FINAL 12_4_15.pdf

Parent Employment-related Requests (Release from District of Residency not required): please include the following items in the application packet.
  1. Proof of Employment: In order to apply for a Parent Employment-Related Transfer, one or both parents must be one of the following:
    • an employee of San Marino Unified School District (parent must provide a recent paycheck stub and letter of verification from San Marino Unified School District verifying employment)
    • an employee of the City of San Marino (parent must provide a recent paycheck stub and letter of verification from the City of San Marino verifying employment)
    • a registered business owner with a physical business located in the District, with a valid business license issued by the City of San Marino and physically employed a minimum of 10 hours per week in a commercial space within San Marino Unified School District boundaries (parent must provide a copy of San Marino business license and lease agreement for commercial space)
    • “physically” employed a minimum of 10 hours per week in a commercial space within the boundaries of San Marino Unified School District (parent must provide a recent paycheck stub and letter from the parent/guardian’s employer verifying employment)
  2. 2018-2019 Parent Employment-Related Interdistrict Permit Application (PDF), completed and signed.
  3. Report card/transcript from the previous school year and current standardized test scores.
  4. A brief written statement explaining why you would like to attend San Marino Schools. Indicate the level of commitment the parent/guardian   and student intend to make toward fulfilling obligations of the transfer .

Regular Interdistrict Permit Requests:
please include the following items in the application packet.
  1. Signed and approved interdistrict release (permit) from the student’s district of residence.
  2. 2018-2019 Regular Interdistrict Permit Application (PDF), completed and signed (be sure to sign the contract portion of the form as well).
  3. A brief written statement explaining why you would like to attend San Marino Schools.  Indicate the level of commitment the parent/guardian and student intend to make toward fulfilling obligations of the transfer .
  4. Report card/transcript from the previous school year and current standardized test scores.

*Please be advised that you may not receive a reply to your application for transfer until mid- to late-August, sometimes as late as the first week of school.  Interdistrict permit requests are approved based on available classroom space and whether the admission would result in additional cost to the District. We will notify you of the status of your application as soon as possible. Please do not make multiple calls to the District Office or call the school, as this will only slow the process.

Upon acceptance by the appropriate school, the parent/guardian must complete the Registration Form on the District website and follow the instructions on the website.  An appointment is required to complete registration.

Related Application Forms: