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7:30 Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer

Attendance Areas
The School District is divided into school attendance areas.   The Superintendent will: 

1.    Review the boundary lines annually and recommend to the School Board any changes or revisions for existing units; or
2.    Create new units using a lens that considers preventing segregation and the elimination of separating students in the District’s schools because of color, race, or nationality. 

The Superintendent or designee shall maintain a map of the District showing current school attendance areas.  All records pertaining to the creation, alterations, or revision of attendance units are open to the public. Students living in given school attendance area will be assigned to that school.  Homeless children shall be assigned according to policy 6:140, Education of Homeless Children.
Transfers within the District

A student’s parent(s)/guardian(s) may request the student be transferred to a District school other than the one to which the student was assigned.  Requests should be directed to the Superintendent, who, at his or her sole discretion, may grant the request when the parent(s)/guardian(s) demonstrate that the student could be better accommodated by the education program at another school, provided space is available.  Students who are granted a transfer within the District shall be responsible for their own transportation.  Transfers must be renewed annually by June 1.  The provisions in this section have no applicability to transfers the Unsafe School Choice Option covered in Board Policy 4:170, Safety.  
Class Assignments

The Building Principal shall assign students to classes.

LEGAL REF.: 105 ILCS 5/10-21.3, 5/10-21.3a, and 5/10-22.5.

CROSS REF.: 4:170 (Safety), 6:30 (Organization of Instruction), 6:140 (Education of Homeless Children)

ADOPTED: August 20, 2007

REVISED: January 24, 2011
April 14, 2014
January 23, 2017
May 9, 2022