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Moving Information
Moving Information
Moving can be a stressful time for families. A transfer in schools can make a move even more difficult. Research shows that changing schools frequently can adversely affect your child’s education. MPS is dedicated to helping you meet the challengemoving poses.
When moving, the first step you should take is to contact the principal at your child’s current school. They will be able to inform you of the options you have.
Your child will not be required to transfer schools if:
●  They are in High School.
●  They are currently enrolled in a citywide specialty school.
●  Your family is not moving outside of the transportation region.
If you move outside of your elementary or middle school transportation region, your child will be provided transportation only if a bus stop for the school currently exists near your new home.
If there is no existing bus stop, you must either provide transportation or change your child's school. You will be asked to select a new school for your child for the following year or to sign a contract that says you will provide transportation.
Should you choose to select a new school for the next school year you should follow the enrollment procedures for the grade level outlined on the How to Enroll page.
 

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