Open-enrollment policies allow a student to transfer to a public school of his or her choice. There are two basic types of open-enrollment policies.
Depending on the state, open-enrollment policies are mandatory, voluntary, or both.
|Open Enrollment Survey 2017|
|Does the state have open enrollment programs?||Yes, voluntary intradistrict. Students may apply for a transfer under circumstances, based on enrollment priorities. Transfers are approved by the Chancellor.|
Citations: D.C. Mun. Regs. tit. 5-E, § 2106
|Do desegregation provisions impact open enrollment programs?||Not addressed.|
|Does the state set priorities for districts to follow when accepting students for open enrollment?||Yes. Preference is given to students based on the following:
Citations: D.C. Mun. Regs. tit. 5-E, § 2106.2 and § 2106.5
|Who is responsible for student transportation?||Not addressed.|