In-District School Transfers

PDF DocumentTransfer Form
PDF DocumentTransfer Between Schools Process and Timeline

The Lansing School District, located in Lansing, MI is a public school district that is home to 27 schools serving grades Pre K-12.The district offers a variety of outstanding opportunities for all students. Pathway options include new Magnet School offerings in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math), Spanish Immersion/Global Studies, and New Tech High. Specialty offerings include Chinese Immersion/International Baccalaureate, Leadership, Law, and Government, Visual and Performing Arts, and Montessori. Traditional school offerings are also available Pre K-12.

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, Lansing Schools have implemented district-wide school of choice so that families may choose the Pathway that best fits their child’s interests without concerns regarding transportation.






August 3, 2018 Window opens for 2017-2018 between school transfer requests

August 31, 2017 Last day to submit transfer requests for first marking period

October 12, 2018 Window opens for second marking period school transfer requests

October 26, 2018 Last day to submit transfer requests for second marking period

December 14, 2018 Window opens for third marking period school transfer requests

December 28, 2018 Last day to submit transfer requests for third marking period

March 8, 2019 Window opens for fourth marking period school transfers requests

March 22, 2019 Last day to submit transfer requests for fourth marking period


Transfer Request Forms may be downloaded and filled out or at your child’s school.

PLEASE NOTE: Transfer processing may take 5 - 10 business days, with an additional two business days to schedule transportation. Students currently receiving support services may require additional time for processing due to the need to arrange appropriate services.
If you are choosing to send your child to a school that does not provide the same level of services he/she is currently receiving or no services at all, parents MUST complete the Refusal of Services paperwork.