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Intra District Application Window for 2019-2020 is now open
Posted 10/11/18








  • Intradistrict online applications will be available beginning October 15, 2018 @
  • Student Services Office will have a kiosk to assist parents. All sites should have a designated area where parents may receive assistance with internet access.
  • There will be no paper applications.


 Completed online applications for grades 1-12 must be submitted between October 15, 2018 and

November 15, 2018 for the following school year.  No online applications will be accepted after the November 15, 2018 deadline.  Intradistrict requests for Kindergarten will be accepted starting

February 18, 2019 through March 18, 2019.  Students MUST be enrolled at their school of residence prior to submitting a transfer request.


School Option requests – For students who live in the undesignated attendance area.  Parents/guardians who live in this area will select to have their high school student(s) attend any high school in the district. Current 8th graders will be receiving a letter with a link to the Google online application. Online applications accepted year round for students transferring in the middle of the school year.


Types of Transfers


  • School Choice (1-12)
  • Online applications are accepted for students who reside in MDUSD and want to attend another MDUSD school.
  • Online applications available beginning October 15, 2018 for the 2019-2020 school year.


  • Two-Way Dual Immersion (TWDI)
  • Online applications are accepted for students who want to participate in TWDI at
  • Bancroft Elementary (K-4), online applications available beginning Oct. 15, 2018 for the     2019-2020 school year.
  • Holbrook Language Academy (TK-2) online applications for the 2019-2020 school year.



  A student may only apply for one type of transfer during a school year.  If a student has applied for an Intradistrict Transfer then a subsequent Interdistrict transfer will not be accepted.


Submitting online application:

Intradistrict Transfer online applications are to be completed, signed by parent/guardian and submitted online via Google doc. The online transfer form must be submitted by November 15, 2018.



The Student Services Office will conduct a public lottery.  The lottery will be held in February, 2019, for

grades 6-12 and in April, 2019 for K-5.  Only online applications submitted by the due date will be entered to the lottery.



Parents/guardians will be notified in writing by April 30, 2019 for 6th – 12th grade; and by June 30, 2019 for K-5th grade, of approval or denial of transfer request.


Appeal Process

Choice - If parents/guardians are denied a transfer due to space availability, they may appeal this decision by submitting a letter in writing, to the Assistant Superintendent by the date indicated in the denial letter.  Appeals will be accepted only for students denied a transfer.  Notification of the results of an appeal will be made in a timely manner.  No appeals will be accepted for those students who were offered a school.  The decision of the Assistant Superintendent is final.


Enrolling in the approved school

Parents/guardians must enroll the student at the approved school within two weeks or as indicated in the notification letter.  Once enrolled, the transfer is in effect through the 5th grade for elementary, 8th grade for middle school and through 12th grade for high school. *PLEASE NOTE: Students on Intradistrict Transfers can be displaced prior to September 15 of the current year by students who reside in the school’s attendance are.

(PB & AR 5116.1)



Monte Gardens and Sequoia Elementary School have a separate admission process.  Please contact those schools directly to be place on a waiting list.



  • Staff reserves the right to change or adjust the types of transfer to align to the California Department of Education (CDE) recommendations.
  • The transfer may be revoked if the student fails to demonstrate good attendance, satisfactory behavior and/or satisfactory academic progress.
  • Parents/Guardians provide transportation.