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Eligibility Requirements

In their past, present and future school records, students must meet the following requirements to be eligible and maintain eligibility for a transfer. Pearland ISD reserves the right to non-renew or to revoke a transfer if the requirements are not met or maintained.

Acceptable attendance record is required:
  • Acceptable attendance is defined as students having a past attendance rate of 90 percent or higher. The attendance rate includes all absences, excused and unexcused.
Acceptable punctuality record is required. A record of the following will make a student ineligible, as it is disruptive to the classroom and campus:
  • Excessive tardiness (more than three tardies in a semester)
  • Persistent late pick-up after school (more than three late pick-ups in a semester -- defined as later than 15 minutes after the dismissal bell)
  • Persistent early pick-up from school. (more than three early pick-ups in a semester not documented by a doctor.)
Acceptable discipline record is required. A record of the following disciplinary actions will cause approval to be revoked or denied for a student applying for transfer:
  • Persistent misbehavior (three or more office referrals in a semester)
  • Suspension from school
  • Placement in an alternative education center
  • Expulsions from school
  • Any matter involving delinquent conduct where student is placed on probation and/or under the supervision of a court or probation officer or has any other conditional release from the court
  • Any felony/criminal conviction
Additional conditions include the District’s right to revoke a transfer at any time for the following reason:
  • the student falls outside the eligibility requirements
  • disruption of school operation is caused by the student or parent
  • other relevant reasons as determined by the District