Thank you for visiting our website to learn more about our student transfer policy. We appreciate your interest in Hennessey Public Schools. We do our best to welcome additional students to our district whenever it is possible.
Hennessey Public Schools makes decisions about student transfers in accordance with district policy and state law. You can download our comprehensive district policy below; 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: [attached below or you can follow this link to fill out the form online https://sde.ok.gov/student-transfers]. Parents who need access to technology to print or complete the form can visit Hennessey Public Schools District Administration office at 605 E. Oklahoma, Hennessey, OK. 73742. Paper copies of the form are also available at this location.
- The district will begin accepting transfer application for the next school year on May 1st. 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 be found below.
- 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 to the Hennessey Board of Education – contact superintendent of schools within ten (10) days of notification of denial.
If you have any questions about the transfer process, please contact Randi Franklin at 405-853-4321.