Transfer Requests

  • Transfer requests must be filed with the Student Services Department by April 1. Decisions on transfers will be made by May 1 and parents will be notified by mail.

    CPS offers two ways to request a building transfer: 

    1. Online Transfer Request: Staff and Guardians use your Home Access credentials to log in. Please click here to submit a transfer request online.
    2. Printable Transfer Request: Please click Elementary Transfer Request Form or Secondary Transfer Request Form to print a hard copy form (In District).

      The signed form should be sent to:

    Columbia Public Schools
    Office of Student Services
    1818 West Worley Street

    Columbia, MO  65203

    Lottery Schools Application: Please click here for more information on the CPS lottery.

    Under MSHSAA regulations, any high school or junior high student who chooses to attend a school other than the school in his/her home attendance area shall be eligible only at the sub-varsity level in all sports for 365 days from the date of transfer approval.