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Student Transfers  

For the 2016-17 School Year

 
The Transfer Deadline for the 2016-17 school year has expired.  Only Extraordinary Circumstances / Hardship Transfers will be considered.
 
 
 
 
 
Every student who has been approved for one of the following transfers MUST re-apply  for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Majority-to- Minority Transfer - (see more info at the bottom of the page)
  • Academic Transfer
  • Child of Employee Transfer
  • Hardship or Extraordinary Circumstance Transfer 
The Superceding Court Order states, no inter-district transfer will be permitted. Inter-District students are those who reside outside of Tangipahoa Parish. Students who reside outside of Tangipahoa Parish must return to the school in the parish or state where they reside. 
 
The Junior and Senior students - Grandfather Transfers only apply to the juniors and seniors who are residents of Tangipahoa Parish. Inter-District Transfers will not be permitted in 2016-17.  
 
Due to the attendance zone changes, the racial demographics at some schools will change in the 2016-17 school year.
  • The pairings of M-to-M schools in some areas will change for 2016-17.
  • Schools will be sent copies of transfer applications and M-to-M pairing charts; parents will be able to download and print the transfer application above. The M-to-M pairing chart will also be found on TPSS's Registration Homepage.
EVERY current Magnet student must re-apply by completing the magnet "Intent to Return" form. The district will provide transportation for magnet students or compensation to all students who are granted magnet transfers. 
 
 
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 Majority to Minority Transfers

Majority-to-minority transfers shall be submitted on or before April 15 and received by the Child Welfare & Attendance Office. A student may opt to return to his/her attendance zone school at the end of the first semester or at the end of the school year. However, if a student opts to return to his/her attendance zone at the end of the semester, he must give at least 15 days’ notice prior to the beginning of the next semester. The school system shall provide transportation for all majority–to–minority transfer students requesting the same from a paired sending school to a paired receiving school.  Such majority–to–minority students shall have a preference for enrollment in a paired receiving school. Majority–to–minority transfer students shall have a preference for admission to a receiving school. School, grade, or class overcrowding shall not be a reason for denial of a majority–to minority transfer.

Any student approved for an M-to-M Transfer for the 2016-17 school year shall remain so enrolled through completion of the terminal grade of the school unless he/she shall opt to return to his/her home attendance zone school. 

A student may be granted an M-to-M transfer to a non-paired school (a school other than a school or schools paired with the student's home attendance zone school) but must provide his own transportation.

M-to-M Pairing Chart  


 
Last Modified on August 4, 2016
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