Application for 2020-2021 school year
The District Student Transfer application is available via the link on the right hand side of this page.
The application for the current school year will close on February 28, 2021. Parents of students who have a change of residence after March 1, 2021 will not need to submit a transfer application in order to remain at their current campus for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year. Parents of students who need a transfer for a reason other than a change of residence for the current school year should contact our office.
Application for 2021-2022 school year
The transfer application for the 2021-2022 school year will be available on March 1, 2021.
All transfers must be renewed annually. Parents with students currently on transfers, must submit a 2021-2022 application in order for their student’s transfer to be renewed.
Renewal applications (for students currently on transfers) must be submitted by May 31, 2021.
- Student transfer applications are requests for students to attend a campus to which they are not zoned.
- Visit the Katy ISD Attendance Zones Map to determine the schools to which your residence is zoned.
- Student transfers are for children in Kindergarten - Grade 12.
- All transfers must be renewed annually.
Current Katy ISD employees who want their children to attend the campus closest to their worksite must submit their children’s transfer applications by May 31, 2021.
Parents of Active Students are able to access the transfer application via the HAC. Go to HAC Instructions for details.
Only full time employees are eligible for an employee-based student transfer. Part-time and substitute employees are not eligible. A full-time district employee may request a transfer for their student to attend the actual worksite of the employee or the closest campus to the employee's worksite (closest campus to worksite is determined by Campus Administrative Support Department). New employees have one month from date of employment to submit student transfer applications.
Out of district employees who would like their children to attend a Katy ISD school are required to upload each child's attendance and discipline records for two school years when submitting the student's initial transfer request.
Transfers will be processed after the application, accompanying documents (if applicable), and appropriate fee have been received. A NON-REFUNDABLE application fee of $35.00 ($10.00 for district employees) is required for processing each application. Fee waivers may be granted by the campus principal on an individual hardship basis. Student transfer requests may be automatically cancelled if payment has not been received within 30 days of submission.
Pay in person: Payments may be made to the registrar at the campus (please contact the campus to verify they are accepting in-person payments at this time) or at the district office (6301 S. Stadium Lane) with exact cash or money order (payable to Katy ISD). Checks are not accepted.
Online payments: Katy ISD Pay N' Go is an online web store, providing a convenient way for parents, students, and other patrons to make payments for cafeteria meals, activity fees, district transfer fees, and a variety of other campus and district related services. There are no transaction fees and the system accepts credit cards and eChecks.
click the Pay N' Go icon (you will need to create an account if this is your first time to use Pay N' Go)
once logged in, select 'District Transfer Fees'
if you do not see the Student Transfer fee, please make sure that it has been 2 business days from the time stamped on your Submission Confirmation email
go to District Transfer Fee Payments for more details
Transfer Acknowledgement and Agreement
A parent submitting a transfer application for a student is now required to acknowledge and agree to the following terms:
Transfers do not and will not override a Board-approved Attendance Boundary Modification
The transfer fee is non-refundable
Transportation must be provided by the parent or guardian of a student on an approved transfer. High school students are not guaranteed parking privileges
The transfer, once approved, shall remain in effect as long as the original reason for the transfer exists, and as long as the student remains in the same campus level (i.e. elementary, junior high, or high school); however, the transfer must be renewed annually
The student will be allowed only one transfer per school year
Failure to enroll your student into the approved transfer-to school by the first day of the second week of transfer approval could result in transfer revocation
Transfer students must abide by the Discipline Management Plan and Student Code of Conduct. The principal may revoke the transfer for serious or persistent misconduct, or shall revoke the transfer for any offense resulting in DAEP or JJAEP placement
A transfer may be revoked for a documented pattern of late arrivals, late pick-ups, and/or poor attendance. A transfer may also be revoked if the student's continued enrollment at the campus requires additional staff and/or facility space
Any falsification of information shall cause this application for transfer to be denied and/or revoked. In addition, falsification of documents or records is a criminal offense and subject to fines under Section 37.10 Penal Code
Approval of a transfer does not guarantee UIL varsity athletic eligibility.
Contact the District Athletic Department at 281-396-7780 with questions, or to obtain an application regarding a UIL Residence Waiver.
Campus Administrative Support Department
For questions or concerns, contact: Edie White and Bitsy Cobb at 281.396.2357