Transfer Requests

  • 2017-2018 Inter-District Transfer Request

    At the March 13, 2017 School Board Meeting, the Colton School Board approved the following transfer policy for the 2017-2018 --School Year. Please note, applications for tranfer will not be accepted for the 2017-2018 School Year unil June 15, 2017 and will be accepted through September 8, 2017.  Before you fill out the form, please contact the school that you wish to transfer to and make sure there is space available.

    • Accepting non-resident students - Students will be accepted into Colton on inter-district transfers for grades K-12.  Applications accepted effective June 15, 2017 through September 8, 2017.  Transfers are for one year and require 92% attendance, no expulsions, suspensions, or 5 or more referrals;
    • For transferring out of district, the time line for submitting applications is June 15, 2017 – September 8, 2017. Students will be released only if:
      • An educational, safety, or health condition affecting the student would be reasonably improved as a result of the transfer, or:
      • There is some other special hardship or detrimental condition affecting the student or the student’s immediate family which would be alleviated as a result of the transfer. Special hardship or detrimental condition includes but is not limited to the following:
      • The student is impacted by a parent or guardian’s military deployment;
      • The student experiences instability related to homelessness or foster care placement;
      • The student has a documented medical condition that necessitates transfer;
      • Death of a student’s parent;
      • The student is involved in a documented case of severe harassment, intimidation, bullying or cyberbullying.

    A panel consisting of the Superintendent, the principal of the currently-assigned school, and a confidential employee shall review requests for inter-district transfer.

    Mid-Year Exception

    • Acceptance of Non-Resident Students – Applications will be accepted after the deadline for students:
      • If the student experiences a Hardship as defined by OAR 581-021-0019
      • Who begin the school year in Colton and move outside of school district boundaries (Contingent on being released by their new resident district).
    •  Transferring Out of District – Applications will be accepted after the deadline for students:
      • If the student experiences a Hardship as defined by OAR 581-021-0019
      • Who start the school year in another district and wish to finish the year at their previous school.

    Requests for transfer must be submitted to the Colton School District Office. Download the form here. It can be emailed to the district office at or printed and mailed 30429 S Grays Hill Rd, Colton, OR 97017

    If you would like to transfer into Colton School District, please contact your Resident School's district office for release information.