2019-20 Special Circumstance Transfers
Updated May 22, 2019
All students approved for a Special Circumstance Transfer (formerly known as a General Student Transfer) in 2018-2019 will be allowed to remain on a transfer without completing a new application. The exception to this are students transitioning to middle or high school. Parents of students in a transition year (fifth or eighth grade) will have to complete a new transfer application at the end of fifth grade (before entering sixth grade) and at the end of eighth grade (before entering ninth grade).
Special Circumstance Transfers are based on specific criteria and transportation is not provided. Approvals are based on space availability and excludes campuses designated as closed due to projected campus utilization for the 2019-20 school year. The parent/guardian of any student currently enrolled in Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) or a student 18 years of age or older currently enrolled in FBISD may apply for a Special Circumstance Transfer to a campus other than the home campus if the student meets one of the three criteria below.
- The student has a serious medical/mental/psychological health condition, documented by appropriate medical personnel, and the documentation indicates the student’s needs cannot be met at the student’s home campus. Transfer decisions will be delayed until documents are received.
- A student is a victim of a documented physical assault and the student committing the assault is enrolled at the victim’s home campus.
- A student is a victim of documented bullying and/or cyberbullying which has been verified by the home campus.
For more information please contact the Department of Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (281) 327-2829.
2019-20 Madden Elementary School and Malala Elementary School Attendance Boundary Change Transfers
Updated April 24, 2019
(Applicable to overflow students enrolled at Oyster Creek Elementary School, only)
Transfer applications, for students affected by the implementation of the 2019-20 Madden Elementary School and Malala Elementary School attendance boundaries, will be accepted April 8, 2019 – April 23, 2019. Overflow students enrolled at Oyster Creek Elementary School during the 2018-19 school year wishing to remain at Oyster Creek Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year, must complete the student transfer application entitled COMMITMENT AGREEMENT TO REMAIN AT OYSTER CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. The form is available on the Student Affairs website. Completed applications may be returned to the Department of Student Affairs, located at the FBISD Administration Building, 16431 Lexington Blvd., Ste. 101, Sugar Land, Texas.
The acceptance window for 2019-20 Madden Elementary and Malala Elementary Attendance Boundary Change Transfer forms has closed.
2019-20 Attendance Boundary Change Transfers
Updated April 16, 2019
(Applicable to Fort Settlement Middle School students, only)
Attendance boundary changes adopted by the Board of Trustees will go into effect in August 2019 for students currently attending Fort Settlement Middle School, who will be zoned to First Colony Middle School in 2019-2020. Any student entering grade 8 in August 2019, wishing to remain at Fort Settlement, must complete the student transfer application entitled COMMITMENT AGREEMENT TO REMAIN AT PREVIOUSLY ZONED CAMPUS. The form is available on the Student Affairs website or at the front office of the current campus. Commitment Agreement applications will be accepted: April 1, 2019 – April 15, 2019. Completed applications may be returned to the Fort Settlement Middle School front office or to the Department of Student Affairs, located at the FBISD Administration Building, 16431 Lexington Blvd., Ste. 101, Sugar Land, Texas.
The acceptance window for 2019-20 FSMS Attendance Boundary Change Transfer forms has closed.
NOTE: Transfer applications submitted after April 15, 2019 will require rising 8th graders, (current 7th graders), to attend newly zoned campus, with no transfer option for remaining at Fort Settlement Middle school in 2019-20.
2019-20 Public Education Grant (PEG) Transfers
Updated April 1, 2019
For the 2019-20 school year, Fort Bend ISD has no identified Public Education Grant (PEG) campuses. In accordance with federal guidelines, students currently on PEG transfers may remain at the non-PEG transfer campus for the duration of their current level (e.g. elementary, middle, or high) or they may return to their home campus. Additionally, in order to keep siblings together at the same campus, parents may apply for a Special Circumstance Transfer (SCT) to unite the siblings at the non-PEG transfer campus. Parents will continue to be responsible for transportation.
Parents wishing to have their students remain at the non-PEG transfer campus will need to complete an Intent to Remain at Non-PEG Campus form. Students are expected to meet attendance and discipline expectations applicable for any transfer student. PEG transfer students transitioning to middle or high school will be returning to their zoned campuses since PEG transfers will not be offered for the 2019-20 school year.
The acceptance window for 2019-20 Intent to Remain at Non-PEG Campus forms has closed.
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