Thank you for visiting our website to learn more about our student transfer policy. We appreciate your interest in Bridge Creek Public Schools, where we promote #grit in all our students. We do our best to welcome additional students to our district whenever it is possible.
Bridge Creek makes decisions about student transfers in accordance with district policy and state law. You can download our comprehensive district policy to the left of the page; however, we are providing the following information for your convenience:
- The state Department of Education requires that the following form be completed to apply for a transfer: Parents who need access to technology to print or complete the form can visit the Bridge Creek Administration Office. Paper copies of the form can also be picked up at the Administration Office.
- The district will begin accepting transfer application for the upcoming school year on May 1st of each year. A decision about transfer requests will be sent to applicants by US mail or email within 30 days of the district receiving their application.
- A decision about mid-year transfer requests will be sent to applicants by US mail or email within 30 days of the district receiving their application.
- When a transfer is accepted by a district and parents are notified of the decision, they have 10 days to accept the transfer in writing.
- New transfers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who attended the district on a transfer during the 2021-22 school year will be automatically accepted pending approval from the district. The law also gives preference to children of active-duty military personnel.
- To accept a transfer, enrollment in the grade the parent requests must be under the district-established capacity. The district’s capacity and vacancy numbers for each grade and school can also be found to the left of this page.
- Transfers may be denied based on capacity, attendance, and discipline issues.
- Transfers for siblings must be considered separately.
- If the grade a student requests is over capacity, he/she will be offered the opportunity to be placed on a waiting list.
- Transfer students must abide by eligibility requirements established by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association (OSSAA) for OSSAA-sanctioned activities.
- Transfer decisions may be appealed by: (must be in writing within 10 days)
The appeal to the board of education shall be submitted to the office of the superintendent. The appeal shall include the following:
- The name, address and telephone number of the parent of the student and the student for whom the appeal is being taken;
- The date the district gave notice denying the transfer request;
- The basis for appealing the decision of the school district; and
- The name, address and telephone number of the legal representative, if applicable.
If you have any questions about the transfer process, please contact Elizabeth Julch at 405-387-4880.
*All downloadable forms are in the grey section of the webpage. *