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Parent School Choice Transfers

Parent School Choice Transfers 2019-2020 School Year

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District allows Parent School Choice Transfers for residents of the District.  Depending upon availability, the parent or guardian of any school-age student may request a school their child may transfer to.  

The Parent School Choice transfer request application period for the 2019-2020 school year begins January 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm. and closes on March 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm for the first round.  Parents will be notified regarding the status of their Parent School Choice Transfer request application online by email or in writing by May 15, 2019. 

The Parent Choice Transfer application window will open for the second round for schools with available spaces for the 2019-2020 school year, beginning July 5, 2019 and ending August 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm.  A lottery will be held for the second round on August 6, 2019.  Notifications will go out on or before August 12, 2019 for the second round.

Late Waitlist applications will be open on August 23, 2019 at 8:00 am and will be considered starting September 9, 2019 at 8:00 am if classroom space is available, after ranked waiting lists from Round 1 and 2 are honored.  Any available space will be filled based upon the order that the applications were received online.

Transfer request applications may be completed only online at the Newport-Mesa Unified School District web site A lottery will be held to rank the applications in priority order.