CMS offers students the opportunity to request placement in a different school/program through the Request for Reassignment/Transfer process. Reassignment and transfer are different processes offered at different times throughout the year. Reassignment request are not accepted to schools on the Closed for Reassignment List. A request to a closed school will be processed as a transfer. Transportation is only guaranteed if the request is to the student's home school or to a magnet, Career & Technical Education(CTE), or school option program that serves the student's transportation zone.
In order for Student Placement to process a request based on allegations of bullying, the parents/legal guardian must provide the following:
The Request for Reassignment/Transfer Form is online. Families must submit requests electronically.
To access the online form, click the appropriate link below.
2017-18 Online Reassignment/Transfer Form
2017-18 Closed Schools for Reassignment List
2018-19 Online Reassignment/Transfer Form
2018-19 Closed Schools for Reassignment List
How to appeal request for reassignment decisions
How to appeal request for transfer decisions
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