Medical, Emotional, or Social Adjustment Student - Student Transfer Application

A step-by-step tutorial for filling out the online student transfer application

Before starting the application, make sure you have done the following:

All Applications

  • The enrolling parent needs to create a Student Information System (SIS) Parent Account.  Please contact the enrolled school for an activation key. 
  • Students new to FCPS must be enrolled at a base school before starting the student transfer application process. 

Medical, Emotional, or Social Adjustment Applications

  • Submit an original, signed Student Transfer Request Form –Medical, Emotional, or Social Adjustment to the enrolled school with an original health care provider signature.
  • The enrolled school acknowledges receipt of the documentation in the Student Information System.
  • The following business day the enrolling parent may submit the online student transfer application.

The application will identify the eight closest schools to the student’s home address and indicate if a school is open or closed to student transfers.The application will not prohibit a parent from requesting a closed school, but there is a high probability of denial.

Questions? Contact: StudentTransfer@fcps.edu

Let’s Get Started!

  • Access the online student transfer application.

  • Type  in your username and password that corresponds to the enrolling parent Student Information (SIS) Account. 

    Login slide    

  • If your child appears under the enrolling parent (green) bar, select “Start a transfer request.” 

    enrolling parent slide

    • Select “Renew Request” instead of “Start a transfer request” if you are requesting a renewal of a student transfer and your student continues to meet the same student transfer criteria as indicated in the original student transfer application.
    • If your child appears under the viewing parent (burgundy) tab then you may not proceed with application submission.  The enrolling parent needs to submit the application on behalf of the family. 
      viewing parent slide
  • Select “Medical, Emotional, or Social Adjustment” as the reason for transfer request. (Also, make sure the correct school year has been selected.)

    transfer reason slide

    • If the parent has not submitted the required documentation to the enrolled school or the school has not acknowledged receipt of the documentation in SIS the parent will not be able to proceed with the transfer request.
      guidance message about need documentation
  • Select the closest open school to the student’s home address.  

    select school slide

  • Check the four boxes at the bottom to agree to the Letter of Understanding. 

    letter of understanding slide

  • Review the application, and select "Pay Online Now" to pay the non-refundable application processing fee.

    pay now slide

  • On the MySchoolBucks site, you may create an account, use a current account, or continue as a guest.

     MySchoolBucks slide

  • Review the application and select “Submit.” 

The enrolling parent will receive an email confirming the transfer application submission. 

Please allow 2-3 weeks to process the request. The enrolling parent will receive a decision email when the process is completed.