Under Arizona State law, students may attend any public school
outside of their attendance area. Alhambra School District established
an open enrollment policy that enables students to attend any Alhambra
school free of charge for nonresident students and resident transfer
means a student who resides in this state and who is seeking enrollment
in a school district other than the school district in which the pupil
Resident transfer student
means a resident student who is enrolled in or seeking enrollment in a
school that is within the school district, but outside the attendance
area, of the pupil’s residence.
there is excess capacity to enroll additional students, the following
enrollment priorities are followed for admittance of students.
Enrollment preference shall be given to:
- resident transfer
students whose school of attendance is categorized as being in “school
improvement” and parents request a transfer to a district school that is
not in “school improvement.”
- resident transfer students who were enrolled in the school the previous year and any sibling who would be enrolled.
- nonresident students who were enrolled in the school the previous year and any sibling who would be enrolled.
- resident transfer students who were not enrolled in the school the previous year.
- nonresident students who were not enrolled in the school the previous year.
If capacity is limited, to enroll of these students, they shall be
selected from a waiting list based on the date the variance was
submitted to the principal.
The district will determine admission of nonresident and transfer students based on the following criteria:
are eligible for admission if they have not been expelled by any school
district in this state and if there is no condition of disciplinary
action imposed by any other school or school district or with a
condition imposed by the juvenile. Acceptance for enrollment may be
revoked upon finding the existence of any of these conditions.
student’s admission does not violate the provisions of a court order of
desegregation or agreement by a school or district with the United
State Department of Education Office for Civil Rights directed toward
remediating alleged or proven racial discrimination.
interested in enrolling their children through the open enrollment
process must complete an Open Enrollment Application and submit it to
the school principal. Principals will notify parents if the application
was accepted, or if the student was placed on a waiting list due to