New Student Transfers

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Decatur ISD welcomes new students who would want to be a part of an outstanding, high-quality district. For an out-of-district student to attend Decatur ISD, a transfer application must be filled out and approved. 

  • Decatur ISD reserves the right to accept or deny any out-of-district transfer.

  • Decatur ISD is not accepting 6th, 7th and 8th grade NEW transfer students due to campus capacity.

  • Factors that will be considered in granting or denying a transfer include but are not limited to: grades, attendance, and discipline records in previous districts.

  • Transfers will only be granted if there is available capacity at a Decatur campus.

  • Transfers may be denied for any or no reason. Transfer denials are final and are not subject to appeal.

  • Once an application has been submitted, Decatur ISD will notify you of the results of your request.

    **A student shall not participate in any district activities until they receive notice of approval by the district.

Options for student transfers include:

  • Non-Resident Employee Transfer

    • Student is a child of Decatur employee and the employee lives in another district

  • Interdistrict Transfer

    • Transfer from another district to Decatur ISD

  • Intradistrict Transfer

    • Transfer from zoned Decatur campus to another Decatur campus

How to Complete an Application

  1. This form is for NEW TRANSFERS ONLY.

  2. Answer all questions and SUBMIT. The system allows you to “save” your application and complete it at a later date.

  3. Once you submit your application, you cannot go back and make changes.

  4. Only complete and submitted applications are considered.

  1. Once you have received an approval notification via email or post and have accepted the offer, you will need to complete the new student enrollment