Transfer Options

When it approved the new elementary school boundaries for the 2020-21 school year, the Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education also approved provisions allowing for transfer options for students in the affected schools.  Parents in the affected schools who wish to apply for a transfer must file a transfer request no later than March 27, 2020.  Transfer requests must be filed electronically:

Please click here to access the student transfer form.

The following provisions are in effect:

  • Transportation is not provided for transfer students.
  • Current 4th grade/incoming 5th grade students may choose to stay at their current school. Transportation will not be provided. A transfer request form will still need to be completed for these students.
  • Current K-3rd grade students may complete a transfer request to stay at their current school with the exception of Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School. These requests will only be accepted through March 27, 2020. Transportation will not be provided.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. will be closed to all transfers with the exception of current 4th grade/incoming 5th grade students and those with extenuating circumstances as construction begins next school year requiring portions of the building to be shut down.
  • The open enrollment policy (1003) will be followed for out-of-district and current transfers.
  • Joe Harris Elementary School will accept transfers until they reach an enrollment of 500. Preference will be given per the open enrollment policy (1003).

For further information about the transfer process, please contact the RRPS Student Services Department