Open Enrollment & Transfer Page
Open Enrollment (House Bill 3681)
Oregon school districts have the option to participate in accepting non-district resident students through an open enrollment process in accordance with House Bill 3681. The annual timeline for HB3681 open enrollment is:
The St. Helens School District School Board approved 15 K-12 openings, excluding CCEC and CRYC, for the 2013-14 school year. The application process for the open enrollment option closed April 30, 2013. Admission of non-resident students may be obtained through the inter-district transfer application process .
Transferring students from one school district to another may occur through an interdistrict transfer application . Interdistrict transfers out of or into St. Helens School District are approved or denied in accordance with board policy JECF – Interdistrict Transfer of Resident Students and administrative rule JECF AR. If a transfer is approved, the transfer is valid for either one school year, for the remainder of a school year, for a period of time designated, or until revoked.
The 2013-2014 Interdistrict Transfer Application window to transfer out of St. Helens School District closed August 21, 2013. Mid-year requests may be submitted for review and consideration in person at St. Helens School District, 474 North 16th Street, St.Helens, OR 97051 or to Amanda Stuber via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transferring students from their resident K-6 school to a non-resident K-6 school within the District may occur with approval of the resident and non-resident principals and superintendent in accordance with board policy JECBB – Intradistrict Transfer Students and JECBB-AR – Intradistrict Transfer Procedures.
Unless otherwise posted, intradistrict transfer applications may be submitted anytime during a school year. The 2013-2014 Intradistrict Transfer application window for a September 1, 2013 effective date closed August 16, 2013.
Please submit completed intradistrict transfer applications to the student's resident K-6 school office. The resident and non-resident schools will process the application and forward materials to the district office for Superintendent review and formal approval or denial.
If the resident school office is closed for a holiday or break from school, applications may be submitted to St. Helens School District, 474 North 16th Street, St.Helens, OR 97051 or to Amanda Stuber via email at email@example.com.