To transfer a child to another high school, a parent or legal guardian must fill out the appropriate paperwork with both schools and provide the new school with proof of residency and existing transcripts. Transfer procedures vary state to state, so it is best to call and discuss transfer plans with both schools before beginning the process.Continue Reading
If a student wants to transfer schools, she must first get parental consent. Then, the parent must discuss transferring with both the current and intended schools. As a student progresses in her high school career, it becomes more difficult to transfer schools unless the student has a valid reason, such as being a victim of bullying or moving out of the school's jurisdiction. The student must also fill out any general enrollment forms, provide proof of residency and transcripts, and be prepared to produce a police report or medical history if requested.
According to Inside Schools, transfers after a student's sophomore year are generally only granted due to medical issues, personal safety reasons or travel hardships. There are alternative schools that deal with students who have not done well in traditional high school programs, and they can be more academically rigorous than normal high school curriculum. College Sports Scholarships states that a high school athlete is prohibited from transferring schools to accept incentives from coaches, although transferring to play on a specific team is frowned upon but not prohibited.Learn more about K-12
Alumni can obtain high school records and transcripts by submitting a signed request form to either the school or school district they attended, depending on the record keeping practices of the district. For example, individual high schools in Boston retain records, while in Gilroy, California, the district offices store records.Full Answer >
Most institutions charge a fee for copies of student transcripts or high school diplomas. As of 2015, a person requesting these documents can expect to pay $5 or more depending on the school or district.Full Answer >
Obtain a copy of your high school diploma by contacting the school or school district from which you graduated, filling out any necessary paperwork and paying the applicable fee. The exact method varies depending on the state and school district. Obtaining a duplicate diploma can take up to several weeks depending on the school.Full Answer >
Popularity in high school is achieved by students who conform with the dominant peer culture preferences of their schools and are friends with other students that are perceived as popular. Peer culture preferences such as clothing, slang and musical taste affect high school popularity because friendships are based on similarity. The popular kids accept those who are similar to themselves and shun those who are different.Full Answer >