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Open Transfer District Openings and Guidelines

Open Transfer District Openings and Guidelines

With the enactment of Senate Bill 783 (2021), the Legislature made comprehensive reforms to Oklahoma’s school transfer laws, namely revising the requirements for accepting and denying student transfers and requiring school districts to set and list enrollment capacities on their websites. These changes, among others, went into effect on January 1, 2022, and make students eligible to request a transfer to any district in the state, regardless of where they live.

OPSA has compiled a list of a select number of districts across the state with links to their district's open transfer page, the # of openings that they have, how to apply, if they have a wait list available, and their 2024-2025 application acceptance date. Processing for the 2024-2025 school year opened on June 1, 2024. If you were on a waitlist for the current school year (2023-2024), you will need to fill out a NEW application for the 2024-2025 school year. It is recommended to always check the website of the school district to confirm details. Most school districts store this information on the enrollment or open transfer section of their websites. 

Oklahoma Parents for Student Achievement (OPSA) is also always happy to help! You can reach out to us via text at (833) 270-7766 or via email at parents@okpsaedu.org

You can find the statewide open transfer form here.

The statewide online open transfer application is now up and running at this site. If you were in a public school for 2023-2024, you will need your student's ten-digit state testing number (STN) to complete your application, which you can get from your current school district. Some districts have this information listed on the student's report card.

If you are denied the transfer, you can appeal it using this form.

The information below was updated on 4/1/2024 with the newest # of openings posted and updated application information.

District

# of Openings

*These are from a snapshot as of 4/1/24 unless otherwise noted. Vacancies vary daily.

How to Apply 

Wait List Available?

Bartlesville

363 in various grades/campuses.

Fill out the state online open transfer form, or make an appointment to sign and turn in the state form and district form in person to Christie Young at the Bartlesville PS district offices located at 1100 SW Jennings, Bartlesville, OK 74003. Her email address is YoungCM@bps-ok.org and her phone number is (918) 336-8600 ext. 3530. 

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Bethany

Zero (as of 10/2023)

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current quarter only.

Bixby

39 (Only in upper division, scroll down, as of 04/2024

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Broken Arrow

49 in various grades/campuses (as of 04/2024)

Fill out the state online open transfer form and submit it electronically to registration@baschools.org upon completion. 

The subject line for the email must read as follows: Open Transfer Student Last Name, Student First Name (example: Open Transfer Smith, John)

No waitlist.

Choctaw-Nicoma Park

45 in various grades/campuses as of 3/25/24

Fill out the state online open transfer form and submit it electronically to ajohnson@cnpschools.org upon completion.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Deer Creek

10 (scroll down) as of 1/4/24

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Edmond

14 at Cheyenne Middle School and 2 at Summit Middle School

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

If the grade a family requests is over capacity, he/she will be offered the opportunity to be placed on a waiting list for the school they prefer only. If all schools are at capacity in the grade required, then the student may request to be placed in the next available opening districtwide.

Jenks

Zero as of 4/1/24 (scroll down & click on school tabs

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Mid-Del

35 Middle School

12 high school

in various grades/campuses (as of 04/2024). Click on the elementary and secondary buttons on the left side of the page.

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

No waitlist.

Moore

94 elementary

20 secondary

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

No waitlist.

Mustang

Zero (scroll down and expand each site to see capacity

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Norman

1,000+ in various grades/campuses

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are offered to be placed on a waitlist for the current school year only.

Oakdale

Zero

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Oklahoma City 

2,000+ in various grades/campuses 

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Piedmont

Zero. (scroll down and expand each site to see capacity) 

Fill out the state online open transfer form and submit form electronically to enrollment@piedmontschools.org 

Capacity denials are offered to be placed on a waitlist for the current school year only.

Sand Springs

198 in various grades/campuses (right side of the screen)

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Stillwater

Zero (as of 4/4/2024)

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

No waitlist.

Tulsa

477 in various grades/campuses (as of 9/2023)

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Union

118 elementary

0 secondary

Fill out the state online open transfer form and supporting documents electronically to transfer@unionps.org 

Capacity denials are placed on an automatic waitlist for the current school year only.

Yukon

54 elementary

0 secondary

Scroll to bottom of page.

Fill out the state online open transfer form.

No waitlist.

 

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