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									                                    WILLIAMSON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
                             REQUEST FOR OUT-OF-TRANSPORTATION ZONE SCHOOL
                                           2010/2011 SCHOOL YEAR
                          APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ONLY BETWEEN FEB. 1 and MAY 15, 2010

(Please print in ink)                                                 STEP #1

Student Name: _______________________________________________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian: _____________________________________________________________________________________________

Current Address: _______________________________________________________ Subdivision: _________________________
                         Street or Route                   City                      Zip
New Address (If moving to zone): __________________________________________________________________________________
                                           Street or Route                                  City                                                Zip
Home Phone: __________________________________________ Work Phone: __________________________________________

Previous (or Current) School Attending: ____________________________________ City/State______________________________

Reason for request:
                   “Grandfather”                                                                     Regular
        _____ Moved to different WC residence                          _____ Sibling (name) attending „10-11__________________ Gr: _______
                (proof of new residence required)                     _____ Preference (open zoned school only)
                Eligibility based on residing at current              _____ Moving to zone (contract and supporting documentation required for closed zoned schools)
                residence for 12 consecutive months                   _____ WCS Employee at _________________________ School
        _____ Current residence rezoned                               _____ Continue in feeder pattern – Prior out of zone school ____________
                                                                      _____ Program of Study offered __________________________________
                                                                      _____ ZONING APPEAL
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I understand and agree to the following:

1.        The parent/guardian will provide transportation all the way to and from the school.
2.        No transfers from one county school to another will be permitted during the school year.
3.        Students not following school policies will be reviewed at the end of the semester for possible return to the home school.
4.        The parent/guardian is a legal resident of Williamson County.
5.        Attendance will be regular with arrival and departure according to the school rules.
6.        Request may be denied if it would result in overcrowding or oversized classes.

Date: _____/_____/_____                                                         _________________________________________________________
                                                                                                  Parent/Guardian‟s Signature
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                                                                          STEP #2
ZONED SCHOOL: _____________________________________________                                                 Date of school visit: _____/_____/_____

ZONED SCHOOL PRINCIPAL‟S ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF REQUEST: _____________________________________________
(Signature Not Required for “Grandfather” Request)    ZONED SCHOOL PRINCIPAL‟S SIGNATURE
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                                                                          STEP #3
                                                                                                                                            „10-11 SY
OUT-OF-ZONE SCHOOL REQUESTING TO ATTEND: ________________________________________                                                           Grade: ________

Date for transfer to be effective: _____/_____/_____

FOR OUT OF ZONE PRINCIPAL‟S COMPLETION:                               ___________________________________________________
                                                                             OUT-OF-ZONE PRINCIPAL‟S SIGNATURE

Date: _____/_____/_____                                           (   )    Out of Zone Principal Does Not Recommend Approval
                                                                                             Per School Board Policy
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FOR CENTRAL OFFICE APPROVAL:

Date Approved: _____/_____/_____                                                 Approved By: __________________________________
                                                                                                       Mike Looney, Ed.D.
                                                                                                       Superintendent
Revised: 2/1/2010
                     GUIDELINES OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY SCHOOLS BOARD POLICY 1.703
                                     (SCHOOL ATTENDANCE AREAS)

                                 OPEN-ZONED SCHOOLS FOR THE 2010-11 SCHOOL YEAR

          ELEMENTARY

          Pinewood Elementary School
          Winstead Elementary School – Restricted open zoning to the first 50 students in Franklin Green, Spencer Hall, Willow Springs,
          and Barclay Place rezoned to Pearre Creek Elementary School

          MIDDLE

          Brentwood Middle School - Open to 25 students zoned to Grassland Middle School allowing continuance to Brentwood High
          Heritage Middle School - Restricted open zoning allowed to rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Crowne Pointe south
          Page Middle School – Restricted open zoning allowed to rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the Bethesda Elementary
          zone south of I-840 and north of Bethesda Rd./Cross Keys Rd.
          Spring Station Middle School - Restricted open zoning allowed to rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Cherry Grove,
          Aston Woods, and Anderson Acres

          HIGH

          Centennial High School
          Brentwood High School - Restricted open zoning allowed to 50 ninth and tenth grade students zoned to Ravenwood High School
          Page High School - Restricted open zoning allowed to 50 ninth and tenth grade students zoned to Ravenwood High School
          Restricted open zoning allowed to 25 students from any school that is over capacity: Independence and Ravenwood High Schools


1.        All out-of-zone students must have approval granted through the Superintendent‟s office.

2.        Out-of-zone approvals are granted for continuation through the highest grade level at that school. A student may continue in the next level of the
          feeder pattern unless the transfer would result in overcrowding or oversized classes.

3.        Approval to attend an open zoned school is at the discretion of the out-of-zone school principal.

4.        Out-of-zone application is made to both the zoned school principal (for acknowledgement signature only) and the out-of-zone school principal for
          signature prior to May 15.

5.        A student residing in Williamson County may enroll in another Williamson County School District school if the parents provide to the principal
          prior to enrollment a copy of a bona fide contract and other supporting documentation of their intent to move into that transportation school zone
          within the current school year.

6.        Both resident and non-resident children of Williamson County Board of Education employees are eligible to attend a school within the feeder
          school of the employee‟s work assignment. The children of non-resident employees must pay the standard family tuition.

7.        “Grandfather” (requires an out-of-zone form but not the zoned school principal‟s signature)
                   1. Student moved to a different Williamson County School zone. Must be a resident at current residence for twelve consecutive
                        months.
                   2. Student‟s current residence has been rezoned to a different transportation school zone.

8.        No transfers from one county school to another will be permitted during the school year.

9.        When completed form is submitted, parent will receive a copy of the out of zone request which will include the date and time stamp.

10.       APPEALS
          The following procedures should be followed if an appeal is being made for an exception to the Williamson County School Board policy 1.703 as
          summarized above.

                    1.   Routine procedure to request out of zone approval.
                    2.   Completed out-of-zone request form, with both principals‟ signatures, sent to the attention of Susan Parker
                         (Williamson County Board of Education, 1320 West Main Street, Franklin, TN 37064) along with a letter from the parent specifying
                         detailed reasons for the appeal. A doctor‟s statement may be needed to support a documented need.
                    3.   The Appeals Committee (including one board member) shall meet on a weekly or monthly basis (or as deemed necessary) with
                         written notification of the decision(s) being provided to both the parent and schools involved.
                    4.   The decision of the Zoning Appeals Committee is final.


Revised: 2/1/2010

								
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