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Out of District Transfers

The following information addresses school district transferring of students.

Transferring Into Our School District

Lincoln County enables students who live in another school district and wish to attend a school in the Lincoln County School District an opportunity to do so, but must be approved by the principal and school board. A transfer request must be completed each year, per student.

 Please note a required tuition fee.

 If you live in the Brookhaven Separate School District boundary lines and wish to attend school elsewhere in a public entity such as our district, It is their policy not to release students depending on certain requirements. Contact Brookhaven Schools for more information at (601) 833-6661.

Brookhaven School Board Policy – 25KB PDF – See the Brookhaven Separate School District’s school board policy regarding transfers into or out of their district. This is not Lincoln County School District policy.

 

Lincoln County Procedure To Follow:

 

1.) Contact the school of choice and talk with the principal about the reason for your request. If the principal agrees with the transfer, proceed with step 2.

2.) Visit the Central Office or download and complete the Out-of-District Transfer Request Form. Then, return the completed form to the Central Office for processing.

3.) Wait until the request can be reviewed by the Lincoln County School Board at the next school board meeting. See district calendar for meeting dates.

4.) After school board approval, you will receive notification. You will then need to visit our Central Office to pay the tuition fee.

Transferring Out Of Our School District

If you currently live inside the Lincoln County School District boundary lines and wish to attend another school district, the following must be completed each year, per student:

Lincoln County Procedure To Follow:

1.) Download or visit the Central Office to obtain and complete the Out-of-District Transfer Form. Then, return the completed form to the Central Office for processing.

2.) Wait until the request can be reviewed by the Lincoln County School Board at the next board meeting. See the online district calendar for meeting dates.

3.) You will be notified if the school board denies or accepts the request. If the request is accepted, the transfer form will be automatically sent to the school district of choice for their school board to review. If their school board denies your transfer request into their district, your request will be finalized as denied. Please contact their offices for follow-up procedures.

 

Transferring Out Of Our School District

If you currently live inside the Lincoln County School District boundary lines and wish to attend another school district, the following must be completed each year, per student:

Lincoln County Procedure To Follow:

1.) Download or visit the Central Office to obtain and complete the Out-of-District Transfer Form. Then, return the completed form to the Central Office for processing.

2.) Wait until the request can be reviewed by the Lincoln County School Board at the next board meeting. See the online district calendar for meeting dates.

3.) You will be notified if the school board denies or accepts the request. If the request is accepted, the transfer form will be automatically sent to the school district of choice for their school board to review. If their school board denies your transfer request into their district, your request will be finalized as denied. Please contact their offices for follow-up procedures.