Interdistrict transfers are required to transfer from one district to another; this includes leaving or requesting to enter the Sequoia Union High School District. Below you will find links to additional information on how to complete the process. Please review the appropriate section that corresponds with your desire to transfer out of SUHSD, or transfer into SUHSD.

Interdistrict Transfer OUT of SUHSDTop of Page

Instructions for completing request for transfer OUT of SUHSD:

  1. Download_FileStudents living inside of the Sequoia Union High School District boundary wanting to transfer OUT of the district need to complete the “Interdistrict Transfer – Application for Release from SUHSD” form
    1. The form needs to be completely filled out in order to be processed
    2. You must indicate if your student requires special education services and include an updated IEP; the request will be routed to our Executive Director of Special Education for completion
    3. Submit in person, mail, or electronically, to:

      Sequoia Union High School District
      Attn: Jarrett Dooley, Director of Student Services
      480 James Avenue
      Redwood City, CA 94062

  2. As the process involves a number of factors, please allow 7-10 business days for a response
  3. Upon review of the application, the district will make a determination for approval or denial. If approved, the signed application and release will be forwarded to the requested district; you may ask to hand deliver a copy, at your convenience, if you would like to expedite the process
  4. Refer to the website of the desired district of attendance (district transferring to) or contact them for more information so you can understand the entire process. Each district often follows different procedures and there may be additional forms to complete
  5. A signed and approved release from SUHSD does not guarantee or imply transfer approval by any other district

If you would like to know the status of your request, please contact the Department of Student Services at your convenience:

Cynthia Guerra: (650) 369-1411 Ext. 22211, Email: cguerra@seq.org

Interdistrict Transfer INTO SUHSD: Window Closed for 2018-19Top of Page

The Interdistrict Transfer Into SUHSD window is now closed for the 2018-19 school year. Applications for school year 2019-20 will be available in the fall of 2018-19.

SUHSD AR 5117: "Applications for interdistrict attendance shall be submitted to the district office by February 1 of the year preceding the school year for which the student may be transferred. The application deadline may be waived upon agreement between the district and the district of residence."
  • Applications must include a signed release approval from the District of Residence prior to submitting this application. Interdistrict Transfer applications that are incomplete or contain incorrect information will not be processed and will be returned. Release approval by the District of Residence does not guarantee or imply transfer approval by Sequoia Union High School District
  • Applications for transfer into SUHSD should be submitted by February 1 for consideration for the following school year (AR 5117)
  • If this is a new request, please attach a copy of your student’s most recent grades and/or transcript
  • A complete transfer request contains two components:
    • signed and approved release from the home district (district of residence)
    • completed and submitted “Interdistrict Transfer – Application to Transfer Into SUHSD” form

Instructions for completing request for transfer INTO SUHSD:

  1. Students living outside of the Sequoia Union High School District boundary wanting to transfer INTO SUHSD need to direct a letter to their current district of residence (home district) requesting a release. Refer to your home district’s website or contact them for more information so you can understand the entire process; each district often follows different procedures
  2. If your home district approves your request for a release, the signed and approved release will be forwarded to the Sequoia Union High School District, Department of Student Services
  3. Download_FilePlease complete an “Interdistrict Transfer – Application to Transfer Into SUHSD” form and submit in person, mail, or electronically, to:

    Sequoia Union High School District
    Attn: Jarrett Dooley, Director of Student Services
    480 James Avenue
    Redwood City, CA 94062

  4. Upon review of the received release and corresponding application, SUHSD will notify you of the district’s decision in writing. As the process involves a number of factors, please allow 7-10 business days for a response
Requirements and Information for Interdistrict Transfers:
  • Interdistrict transfer applications that are incomplete or contain incorrect information will not be processed and will be returned. Applications that are submitted without a corresponding release approval by home district will be returned
  • Release approval by the home district does not guarantee or imply transfer approval by Sequoia Union High School District
  • If student is receiving Special Education and/or Speech Language Services, please attach most recent IEP

If you would like to know the status of your request, please contact the Department of Student Services at your convenience:

Cynthia Guerra: (650) 369-1411 Ext. 22211, Email: cguerra@seq.org

Contact InformationTop of Page

Cynthia Guerra
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 22211

Jarrett Dooley
Director of Student Services
Ext. 22389