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These 28 Austin ISD schools are frozen to transfers in 2018-19


The Austin school district has announced 28 schools that are frozen to transfers in the 2018-19 school year because the campuses are expected to be above capacity.

The school district in recent years have limited more transfers. Priority transfer requests, including sibling, majority-to-minority and tracking transfers, will not be accepted at the frozen schools.

The following campuses will not accept transfers:

High schools — Akins, Bowie and McCallum

Middle schools — Lamar and Murchison

Elementaries — Baldwin, Baranoff, Becker (except for dual language applicants and third through fifth grades), Blazier, Brentwood, Bryker Woods, Casis, Cowan, Davis, Doss, Gullett, Hill, Kiker, Lee (except for sixth grade), Maplewood, Mathews, Menchaca, Oak Hill, Reilly (except for dual language applicants and third through fifth grades), Ridgetop, Summitt, Sunset Valley (except for dual language applicants and third through fifth grades), and Zilker

For other schools, requests for transfers will be accepted between Jan. 2 and Jan. 31 and will be given equal consideration, according to the district. For more information, go to www.austinisd.org/transfer or call (512) 414-1726.



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