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Intra-District Transfer Requests

An Intra-District Transfer application is required for any student who requests to attend a district school other than his or her school of attendance. It is not required if your child is currently on an existing transfer and will remain at their same school next year.


Important Notices: To be considered, your application must be received by the District Office no later than 4:30 p.m., January 31, 2022. Submitting an application does not a guarantee an Intra-District Transfer request will be approved. Applications submitted after this deadline will NOT be considered!


If you have questions about this announcement, please telephone Child Welfare and Attendance at (951) 253-7130.


To apply online for an Intra-District Transfer for the 2022-23 school year, click the link below to get started.

The transfer request window will open January 1st, 2022, and will remain open until 4:30 p.m., January 31, 2022, no late submittals will be accepted.


You may fill out and submit an online Intra-District Transfer form using the link below, or visit the District Office, Building E, from 7:30 am - 4:00pm.


Inter-district Transfer


To request a change from your child's school of attendance into or out of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, you will need an Inter-district Transfer permit from the Child Welfare and Attendance Office.

About Inter-district Attendance

Parents of students living within the boundaries of LEUSD may request an Inter-district Transfer to attend another district (BP 5117, AR 5117)California Education Code 46600 - 46611 outlines the reasons for which a transfer may be approved, and the appeal process.


Parents who reside in another school district may request an Inter-district Transfer if they would like their children to attend school in LEUSD.  This transfer request is to be completed in the home district of residence.


  1. Parent completes an Inter-district transfer request application. The application is available at the bottom right of this page, please download, complete, print, sign, and bring the original signed application to Student Support Services, Transfer Request, 565 Chaney Street Building E, Lake Elsinore CA 92530.
  2. Inter-district Transfers are not guaranteed and students who reside within the boundaries of LEUSD are expected to be enrolled and attending school in LEUSD while the Request is being evaluated.  While this may take up to 30 days to make a decision, we always attempt to approve or deny the request in 10 days or less.
  3. If a Request is approved by LEUSD, the next step is for the receiving district to approve or deny.  The student is expected to remain, or be enrolled in LEUSD and attend school daily until the Request is approved by the receiving district.
  4. If a Request is denied by LEUSD, the student is expected to remain, or be enrolled in LEUSD and attend school daily.
  5. If a Request is denied to leave LEUSD, Parents may appeal this denial by writing a detailed letter outlining the specific reasons why they believe the request should be approved.  This appeal letter is to be submitted to Student Support Services.  Appeals are normally responded to within 10 business days
  1. Parent starts the process with their home district of residence.
  2. The home district's Inter-district transfer form must be completed by the parent and approved by the district of residence. 
  3. Following home district's approval, LEUSD receives the approved form for processing from the home district OR the parent if the home district has provided them with the approved form.
  4. If the home district denies the request, parents may appeal the decision with Riverside County Office of Education.
  5. If this is a NEW Inter-District request, please provide LEUSD with a recent copy of the student's grades / transcript and a copy of their discipline record from their current school when submitting the Inter-District request to LEUSD.
    • SPECIAL ED If the student has a prior IEP, parents need to submit the current IEP with the Request.
  6. Once requests are received, the LEUSD Student Support Services Department staff will contact the principal of the requested site to determine:
    1. Space availability
    2. Recommendation for approval/denial
  7. Parent will be notified by phone, email or mail, when a decision is reached.