Rochester City School District Transfer Process
Voluntary Transfer Request Forms are accepted by the Office of Student Equity and Placement. Transfer requests are granted based upon space availability and a lottery process. Safety transfer requests that are documented by school administrative staff will also be accepted for review by a safety committee and a police report may be a required. To ensure a fair and equitable process, student transfers are managed through a lottery process for grades 1-6 and secondary transfers are based on the ability to match the student's schedule along with the lottery system.
Parents will receive notification by mail about the status of all transfer requests.Elementary Transfer FormsDownload a transfer form below based on your child's grade level and school zone.Kindergarten through 6th grade:
Grades 7 and 8 in an Elementary building:Secondary Transfers
- Northeast Zone Transfers | Nordeste Zone
- Northwest Zone Transfers | Noroeste Zone
- South Zone Transfers | Sur Zone
- Secondary School Transfer Request Form | Español
Secondary school students who wish to transfer can contact the Office of Student Equity and Placement or an administrator at their current school of enrollment to initiate the transfer request. Contact my School >How do I find my child's Home School?You can find your child's home school by using RCSD School Finder. RCSD School Finder allows parents, staff, and community to easily find a child's home school by using simple search options like home address, grade level, distance, and more. Users can enter their home address and the grade a student will enter next school year and school finder will instantly generate a map and list view of all nearby schools within the zone.