Student Transfers

  • 2022-2023 Intra and Inter District transfer application window:

    Monday, February 7 through Friday, March 11, 2022.

    Decision letters will be sent to families in mid to late April.


    Things to Know Before Applying

    • It is the expectation that students attend the school in the attendance area in which he or she resides. 

    • Belton ISD does not provide transportation for transfer students. Transportation will be the responsibility of the parent.

    • These campuses are closed to new transfer requests because of enrollment caps:
      • Chisholm Trail Elementary
      • Lakewood Elementary
      • Leon Heights Elementary
      • Tarver Elementary
      • Sparta Elementary

    • In evaluating a transfer request, the following criteria will be considered:
      • Program needs of the student and program availability of the campus;
      • Available space of the school to which the student requests a transfer; 
      • Extraordinary family considerations;
      • UIL rules
      • Student’s attendance and/or discipline history

    • The following criteria will not be considered:
      • Legacy requests (i.e. historical familial relationships to Belton High School) 
      • Grandfather requests (maintaining current campus enrollment for a duplicated program)
      • Requests for specific staff, campus, or duplicated programs 

    • District employees may apply for transfers for their child but must meet the criteria outlined on this site.

    • Late applications will only be considered if unforeseen, extenuating family circumstances exist or there are verified changes in residence or military orders after the deadline.

    • Transfer applications must be submitted each year.

    • The last day to apply for the 2022-2023 school year is March 11, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. 

    Guidelines & Applications

    Inter-District Transfer Guidelines (Resides outside of BISD Attendance Boundary)
    (Application will be linked here on 2/7) 

    Intra-District Transfer Guidelines (Resides within BISD Attendance Boundary)
    (Application will be linked here on 2/7)


    Applying to Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow

    Attending Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow requires a separate application process. Details can be found here

    Additional Questions

    Additional questions about the transfer process may be directed to Students Services at (254) 215-2078 or bisdtransfers@bisd.net.