District Transfers

We offer the opportunity for students to attend a school outside of their neighborhood's attendance boundary.

For Intradistrict in the 2022-23 school year, the priority filing period for Middle and High Schools is January 13 through February 8, 2022. Applications will be available January 13th, 2022. Please download the application, complete and return to the District Office of Santa Cruz City Schools, 133 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060, Fax: 429-3450 or via email to [email protected] by 4:30 pm on February 8th (secondary). In the Elementary District, applications will be accepted from February 18th, 2022 to March 8th, 2022. Please download the application, complete and and return it to your school of residence.


Please note:

You may submit an Intradistrict Transfer request for the upcoming school year during the transfer request window noted above.
Submission does not guarantee approved acceptance.

For more information on Interdistrict and Intradistrict Transfers, please contact Maria Luna, 429-3410 x215 or [email protected]

Intradistrict Transfer

Students living within Santa Cruz City Schools District that wish to apply for a transfer to a school other than the school of their residence, must apply for an Intradistrict Transfer. Intradistrict Transfers will be granted if space within the school requested exists for a new student. Please use the link below to complete the application:

Interdistrict Transfer

Students living within Santa Cruz City Schools District and wish to attend a school outside the district must complete an Interdistrict Transfer from Santa Cruz City Schools. Please use the link below to complete the application:

For students living outside Santa Cruz City Schools District that wish to attend a school within Santa Cruz City Schools must initiate an Interdistrict Transfer request at the school district of their residence. 

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