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Renton School District

Transfer Request

Please keep in mind the following:

  • Requests are granted based on: capacity of the requested school, academic history, attendance history and disciplinary history of requesting student.
  • You will have to provide your own transportation; transportation will not be prearranged for transfer students.


Student's school and resident school district is based on where the student resides. In some circumstances, a family may ask to transfer their student to a school outside of their resident district.

  • Choice Transfers are required annually.

Please use the Choice Transfer Request Portal to submit your request , releasing your child from Renton School District to attend another district.

Transferring Into RSD From Out of District?

This process should be initiated through your home school district.

Families may also use the Choice Transfer Request Portal to submit your request.


Students in the district are assigned to attend the school desig­nated for the geographic area where they reside.  However, a family may request that their child be allowed to attend another school in the district.

  • Elementary and Middle School Intra-District requests do not have to be requested more than once.
  • High School Intra-District requests must be requested annually.