For Immediate Release: June 7, 2019
Contact: Nora Shoptaw (336) 370-8386
Media Desk (336) 574-5730
Student Reassignment, Transportation Requests Due in Early July
Parents may apply for transfer for a variety of reasons
Greensboro, N.C. – Families who need bus transportation or want to request reassignment for next year should make note of these upcoming deadlines for the 2019-20 school year.
The submission period for Guilford County Schools’ transportation requests for the 2019-20 school year ends at 5 p.m., Monday, July 1. Transportation request forms in English and Spanish can be found here<app.perfectforms.com/PresentationServer/Form.aspx/Play/kZ5FAgsH?f=kZ5FAgsHhttps://app.perfectforms.com/PresentationServer/Form.aspx/Play/kZ5FAgsH?f=kZ5FAgsH>. This link is only for non-magnet transportation requests. Students who have not moved or changed schools will not need to renew their requests for transportation. For more information, call 336-370-8920.
Also, parents who wish to request reassignment for the 2019-20 school year should do so before 5 p.m. on Monday, July 8. Request forms, policies and procedures regarding the process can be found here<www.gcsnc.com/Page/11605>.
Parents may request to have their children attend a school other than their attendance zone school for a variety of reasons, and requests for transfers are considered based on the reason for the request and available space at the requested school. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from school for reassigned students.
If your student is currently on reassignment for the 2018-19 school year, a reassignment request is not needed. Your assignment will remain valid through the terminal grade (fifth, eighth, 12th) at the assigned school. For more information, contact the student assignment office at 336-370-8303 or email StudentAssignment@gcsnc.com<mailto:StudentAssignment@gcsnc.com>.
About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, the 47th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves more than 73,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com<www.gcsnc.com>.
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