Interdistrict Transfers FAQs

  • AS OF APRIL 1, 2019, THE INTERDISTRICT TRANSFER REQUEST INTO MPCSD FOR 2019-20 WINDOW IS CLOSED. 

    For Interdistrict Transfer requests into MPCSD for 2020-21, please revisit this page in November 2019.
     

     
    What is an Interdistrict Transfer?
     
    Interdistrict transfers are required to transfer from one school district to another; out of MPCSD or into MPCSD from another school district.
     
     
    What is the process for obtaining an Interdistrict OUT of MPCSD?
    (you live within MPCSD attendance boundaries)
     
    Obtain an Interdistrict Transfer request form from the Registrar of the Menlo Park City School District at 181 Encinal Avenue, Atherton, CA 94027 and submit form to desired district.
     
     
    Does MPCSD accept Interdistrict Transfers?
    (you live outside MPCSD attendance boundaries)
     
    NO, per MPCSD's Board Policy on Interdistrict Transfers: BP 5117
     
    However, parents have the option to submit an Interdistrict Transfer request if they feel they meet the requirement(s) outlined in Section 2 of MPCSD's Board Policy on Interdistrict Transfers: BP 5117.
     
     
    When can I apply for an Interdistrict Transfer into MPCSD?
     
    MPCSD accepts applications (must be released from home district first) for interdistrict attendance for new students between November 1 - April 1 of the year preceding the school year for which the student may be transferred. Interdistrict applications will not be reviewed and processed until after the April 1 deadline.
     
     
    What is the process for submitting an application?
     
    Please review Section 4 of MPCSD's Board Policy on Interdistrict Transfers: BP 5117.
     
     
    Once I submit an application, what is the response time?

    Interdistrict applications will not be reviewed and processed until after the April 1 deadline. Decisions will be made no later than June 1 unless, MPCSD decides to adhere to 4.2.7 (space availability) or 4.2.8 (enrollment) in Board Policy on Interdistrict Transfers: BP 5117.
     
     
    Questions regarding Interdistrict Transfers?

    Please contact the District Registrar at registrar@mpcsd.org or (650) 321-7140 Ext. 5600