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Statutory School Attendance Alternatives

Current laws on intradistrict and interdistrict transfers.

Education Code Section 35160.5(b) External link opens in new window or tab.
District-established policy of open enrollment within the district for residents of the district (intradistrict transfers).

Education Code sections 46600–46607 External link opens in new window or tab.
Agreements between districts (traditional interdistrict transfers) for child to attend a school outside the district in which the parents or guardians live, including child care provisions.

Education Code Section 48204(b) External link opens in new window or tab.
Parental employment in lieu of residency in district of attendance ("Allen Bill Transfers").

Education Code sections 48300–48316 External link opens in new window or tab.
District of choice by governing board resolution for purpose of accepting students from outside the district under the terms of Education Code sections 48300–48315.

Questions: Dina Fong | dfong@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0551 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, January 26, 2017
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