Child of FCPS Employee - 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:

  • 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. 

Questions? Contact: [email protected]

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 “FCPS Employee Work Location” as the reason for transfer request. (Also, make sure the correct school year has been selected.)

    transfer reason slide

  • FCPS employee identifies the relationship with child, checks the boxes, and enters FCPS employee user name, & password.

    certify relationship slide

  • The application populates your employee information. Select Next to proceed. Please note: itinerant employees & bus drivers may change their work locations if it differs from the employee details.

    worker can change location  

    • Itinerant employees and bus drivers can select their work locations.

      listing of schools slide
  • The application identifies the closest school to your work location. Select school.The application populates your employee information. Select next to proceed.

    select requested school slide

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

     letter of understanding slide

  • Review the application. Select submit. 

    pay waiver slide

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.