Interdistrict Incoming Permit Information
This permit is for families who reside outside of LVUSD boundaries and would like to attend an LVUSD school. Many LVUSD schools are at full capacity. While we will make every effort to accommodate your request to enroll at a specific school, we will also ask that you select a second choice, in the event that your preferred school has reached capacity.
How do I apply for an Interdistrict Incoming Permit?
LVUSD is no longer accepting permit applications. If you would like to be notified if space becomes available, you may add your students name here on the "INTEREST Request Form HERE". (this is NOT a permit application request)
CLOSED Fill out a 23-24 Interdistrict Incoming Permit Application between November 21, 2022 and March 1, 2023.
Submit the required documents if applicable.
Wait for a decision from LVUSD. Decisions are released by March 15.
Follow the instructions in the permit decision.
If approved, enroll HERE.
Obtain a release from your Home District (not school) within 30 days of approval. (You can find more information on how to obtain a release below.)
Submit the release to LVUSD’s District Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students who wish to leave their home school district and enroll in LVUSD must apply for an outgoing release from their Home District (not the school). This application must be submitted to your district of residence for signed approval. Once approved, you must submit the signed approval within 30 days to LVUSD District office. Please check your home district website for information on outgoing permits or review the links below to request a release:
- Conejo Unified School District > How do we transfer out of CVUSD? English form / Spanish form
- Los Angeles Unified School District > For outgoing inter-district permit (leaving LAUSD)
- LACOE- Los Angeles County Office of Education >Interdistrict Appeals Process
- Oak Park Unified School District >For transfers out of Oak Park Unified School District
- Santa Monica or Malibu School District > For outgoing permit information
English form / Spanish form
- Simi Valley School District > For moving my child to a school outside
English form / Spanish form
Acceptable reasons for Interdistrict transfer outgoing release include: parent employment, sibling currently enrolled, child care , specialized program and continuing enrollment. Please note you are still required to obtain this release even if you are not currently attending your home district or are currently attending private school.
Interdistrict Incoming Application Notes:
Please note: Interdistrict Incoming Attendance Board Policies: Interdistrict permit requests will be processed within 30 calendar days for the current school year, or within 14 days of the start of instruction for a future school year. Administrative Regulation 5117 and Board Policy 5117 contain important information about the District’s interdistrict attendance process. LVUSD School Board Policies are stored and updated in the California School Boards Association's GAMUT Online tool. Click to view: Administrative Regulation 5117 & Board Policy 5117.
- Home to school transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.
- Any student attending a school in the Las Virgenes Unified School District on a permit is required to carpool. Click here to go to Carpool Connection.
- Please reference your Permit Request Number in any communication sent or uploaded to the District.
- Required documentation may be uploaded or submitted via email to email@example.com.
Interdistrict Incoming Permit - FAQs
What is an Interdistrict Incoming Permit ?
This permit is for families who reside outside of the LVUSD boundaries and wish for their student(s) to attend a LVUSD school must complete an Interdistrict Incoming Permit Application. After a family is approved for a permit by LVUSD, they must also obtain a release from their district of residence to complete enrollment.
How do I apply for an Interdistrict Incoming Permit?
Applications will be open from November 21 through March1st. Follow the steps in the Interdistrict Incoming Permit application.
When can we submit our Interdistrict Incoming Permit Application?
Priority deadline for the next school year is from November 21st to March 1st. Applications submitted after the deadline will be processed on a case by case basis.
How do I fix my application if I make an error?
We will fix it for you, email firstname.lastname@example.org. You do not need to submit another application.
What reasons do you consider for accepting applications?
We consider parent employment (minimum 15 hours per week) within the school boundaries, siblings currently enrolled, specialized program and continuing education. Other reasons are considered on a case by case basis.
What criteria do you review and consider for accepting applications?
We will review students' attendance, tardies, truancies, academic progress and discipline/behavior records. Students must meet the requirements and be in good standing according to Board Policy & Administration Regulation 5117.
Who should submit documents for an Interdistrict Incoming Permit?
All students who are interested in applying and do not live within LVUSD boundaries. Academic records are not needed for students applying to Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten, unless the student has an IEP or 504.
What documentation should be submitted when applying?
Follow the steps on the Interdistrict Incoming application and email the documents by February 1st. A complete application must include a rationale for the transfer request, the student’s report cards, attendance and behavior reports (current and last year only). If your student has a 504 plan or IEP in place, a fully executed signed copy of the report should be submitted.
What additional documentation should be submitted when applying for an Employment Permit ?
If using employment as your reason for a transfer permit, please provide employment information. Three months proof of payment (pay stub) and a letter on the employer’s letterhead verifying schedule (hours and days) and location of employment (a minimum of 15 hours per week is required);
OR If self-employed, send all that apply: an office lease, a letter on business letterhead, a copy of a valid current business license (not applicable for the City of Calabasas) and/or the following: business card, website link, 1099, W2 or tax registration certificate.
What additional documentation should be submitted when applying for Child Care?
- Letter from the adult, center, or organization providing child care.
- Name, address and contact information of the adult, center or organization
- Child care license number and fees, if applicable
- Hours of operation for the center or organization, or hours that the student is under care
- Length of time student has been under care by the adult, center or organization
- Letter from parent/guardian explaining the circumstances that an interdistrict permit is necessary under child care reasons
Where should documentation be submitted?
We would prefer you upload your documentation online as indicated in the email you will automatically receive. If you are unable to upload, please email all requested documentation with your permit request number to email@example.com. Please do not do both.
When should documentation be submitted?
We would prefer you submit your documents as soon as possible, no later than 30 days after completing the application.
How do we know if our student has been accepted ?
Interdistrict Incoming applications received by March 1 deadline will be reviewed by March 15. Families will receive an email with the status of your application. Applications received after the deadline will be processed on a case by case basis. Applications submitted for the current school year will be processed within 30 days. Applications submitted for an upcoming school year will be processed within 14 days of the start of instruction for that school year.
What do I need from my Home District ?
Students who wish to leave their home school district and enroll in LVUSD, must apply for an outgoing release from their Home District (not the school). This application must be submitted to your district of residence for a signed approval. Being released from your home district does not guarantee acceptance into LVUSD. You can find more information on how to obtain an outgoing release above. Submit the release to LVUSD’s District Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do we need a release from my home district first before I apply to LVUSD ?
No. Apply to LVUSD first. If your student is approved by LVUSD, then obtain a outgoing release from your home district.
Do we need to reapply for Interdistrict Transfer every school year?
No. Once approved and released , a student may remain at the approved school through the highest grade level at that school. Unless there is a change in status, which may include changing your home address.
When might a permit be revoked?
A student's Interdistrict permit may be immediately revoked at any time due to non-adherence of Stipulated Terms and Conditions. These terms include maintaining positive attendance and/or excessive tardiness, demonstrating sufficient academic progress, no truancies, no discipline, no disruption of the educational program, no change in student's residency and other conditions that would render continuance inadvisable.
Questions: If you have questions or concerns, please email: email@example.com