A pupil is considered a resident of the school district in any of the following circumstances:
1. The pupil's parent or guardian resides in the district; or
2. The pupil is placed in a foster home or institution within the district; or
3. The pupil has been granted an interdistrict transfer by the district; or
4. The pupil lives in the home of a caregiving adult that is located in the district, so long as a Caregiver's Affidavit Form, which can be obtained at the school of attendance, has been properly completed; or
5. The pupil resides in a state hospital located in the district; or
6. Upon approval, a kindergarten through 8th grade pupil whose parent or legal guardian is employed within the boundaries of that school district.
Attendance Options - Residents
Parents/guardian must fill out an Intradistrict Transfer Form to request a transfer to another school within the Pomona Unified School District. Forms are available from your school of residence or the Pupil Resources Department. The Pomona Unified School District provides transfers within the district in the following cases:
1. When space is available due to open enrollment. The Board of Education reviews enrollment figures each year to determine if enough space is available for open enrollment.
2. For one of the following reasons listed in Board Policy 5116.1 and Administrative Regulation 5116(a)(b):
a. Social adjustment problems.
b. Serious emotional problems.
c. Child care for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.
d. School subjects or programs offered in another school that are of vital importance to a student.
e. Brother or sister attending a special education class in another school.
f. Difficulties related to physical problems.
g. Change of residence during the school year.
Attendance Options - Outside the District
Parents/guardian must fill out a Interdistrict Transfer Form to request a transfer to another school outside the district. Forms are available from the Pupil Resources Department, 1460 E. Holt Ave., Suite 408, Pomona. Interdistrict transfers may be approved when:
1. The request meets one of five criteria outlined in Board Policy 5117(a). This includes change of residence, request for change in student's environment, and cases of on-going home or community problems.
2. A parent/guardian of a student in grades kindergarten through 8th grade who has a job within another school district's boundaries may apply for an interdistrict transfer. Proof of employment must be provided.
If an interdistrict transfer request has been denied, the parent/guardian may appeal the decision by writing a letter to the Director of Pupil Resources. If it is not resolved at that level, it may be appealed to the Board of Education and further, to the Los Angeles County Board of Education.