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Chapter 5.2. Open Enrollment Act. Subchapter 1. Open Enrollment Act. Article 1. General Provisions. Application for Transfer Pursuant to the Open Enrollment Act.   

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(a) The district of residence shall notify the parent(s) or guardian(s) of each pupil enrolled in a school included on the most recent Open Enrollment List of the option to transfer. This notice shall be provided on the first day of instruction; if the district has not been notified of whether its school(s) is on the list, the notification shall be provided no later than 14 calendar days after the Open Enrollment List is posted on the CDE's Web site at

(b) A pupil who transfers to a school pursuant to the Open Enrollment Act and is currently enrolled in that school shall not be required to reapply for enrollment in that school, regardless of whether the pupil's school of residence remains on the list of 1,000 Open Enrollment schools.

(c) A district of enrollment may allow a pupil who has transferred to and is currently enrolled in a school in the district pursuant to the Open Enrollment Act to matriculate to a middle or high school in the district without having to reapply, regardless of whether the school into which the pupil would normally matriculate in the pupil's district of residence is on the list of 1,000 Open Enrollment schools.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031


Education Code 48354

Education Code 48355

(Amended by Register 2010, No. 49.)