Applying for a District Transfer

A district transfer policy permits patrons a choice of selecting an attendance center outside of their designated area, if that attendance center is open to enrollment.  

Kindergarten through 8th grade

For elementary and middle school students

Due January 4th, 2023

9th through 12th grade

For high school students

Due January 31st, 2023

Please contact Student Services at 402-436-1684 with any questions regarding the transfer or appeal process. 

Transfer Appeal

Please use the form linked below to explain the reason(s) your student needs to attend the school you have requested. Include and explain any special circumstances or hardship.

Your appeal letter, along with your denied permit request will be forwarded to District Office Administration for review. Once an appeal decision has been made, a notification of the result will be sent by email. A letter will be sent by U.S. mail only if email notification criteria have not been met.

Return form to one of the following:

  • permits@lps.org
  • Fax: (402) 436-1686
  • Department of Student Services, Lincoln Public Schools, 5905 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510