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FWISD Accepts 2021-22 Secondary School Transfer Requests

(Tuesday, March 2, 2021) -- The Fort Worth ISD is accepting secondary school transfer requests for the 2021-2022 academic year. Families may submit transfer requests through March 31, 2021.

Families may apply online for their first and second transfer choices. The District has implemented a computer-generated lottery system, similar to its Gold Seal Programs and Schools of Choice process, that will be utilized to admit transfers. Parents may request a transfer from their child’s home school to another campus, where space is available. 

Fort Worth ISD began accepting online 2021-2022 secondary school transfer requests on Monday, March 1, 2021A transfer, once made, shall remain in effect as long as the student is in the same school. Parents will be responsible for transporting their child if granted a general transfer. 

Submit an application here.

Public Education Grant (PEG) transfers from low-performing schools will also be accepted during this timeframe. However, a student from a PEG campus may not transfer to another low-performing school.  Campuses that have been identified as PEG campuses have already received transfer information. 

They are:

  • Como Montessori


  • Jacquet Middle School


  • William James Middle School


  • Leonard Middle School


  • Morningside Middle School


Several FWISD campuses have been identified as closed campuses because they are near their maximum enrollment capacity.  However, these campuses may accept transfer requests, but they will be placed on a wait list and enrolled based on available space. (*The wait list does not apply to Programs of Choice).  Please see the campuses identified as “limited space” campuses below:

  • Arlington Heights High School
  • Benbrook Middle-High School
  • Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School
  • North Side High School
  • O.D. Wyatt High School
  • R.L. Paschal High School
  • Polytechnic High School
  • South Hills High School
  • Daggett Middle School
  • Glencrest 6th Grade Center
  • JP Elder Middle School
  • Kirkpatrick Middle School
  • McLean Middle School
  • McLean 6th Grade Center

The following are FWISD Schools of Choice and DO NOT accept transfers:

  • I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA
  • Marine Creek Collegiate
  • Trimble Tech High
  • Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences
  • TCC South Collegiate High School
  • World Languages Institute
  • Young Men’s Leadership Academy
  • Young Women’s Leadership Academy
  • Applied Learning Academy
  • Como Montessori
  • Daggett Montessori

Most families will receive transfer approval/denial notifications by mid-April 2021.

For additional information, view the Secondary School Open Transfer FAQ


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