TUSD Transfers

2020-21 Transfer Procedures & School Availability

The in-district transfer window is now closed for the 2020-21 school year.  All new transfer applications from this point forward are processed based on "space availability" for each requested site and new in-district applications submitted after January 31, 2020 at 4:30 pm may not be honored. 

These post deadline applications will receive notification AFTER all priority window applications have been processed.  

The current application period is intended for New Residents and Non-TUSD Residents who wish to attend TUSD schools for the 2020-21 school year.  

Transfer Information Sheet

informaciÓn de transferencias

INTERDISTRICT applications submitted on or after the 20-21 transfer window of January 31, 2020 @ 3:01 pm, are processed based on a "space available" basis. 

INTRADISTRICT applications for new residents to TUSD (must provide proof of move within the last 10 days) are eligible to apply.  Application for students currently attending a TUSD school who apply outside of the transfer window January 13-31, 2020, may not be honored.

 click here for the 2020-21 Transfer Application 

Application documents can be submitted electronically at or by person to: 

TUSD Transfers Department
14741 N B Street
Tustin, CA 92780

YOU CAN REACH US BY PHONE AT: 714-730-7301, ext. 317

email questions to


TUSD Residents (Intra District)
Out of District Residents (Inter District)

CLICK HERE to confirm residency and resident school. 

2020-21 Transfer Information


UPDATE: There are now a number of schools closed to transfers for the  2020-2021 school year. 

  • The following schools are closed to transfers.
    • Heritage Elementary School
    • Legacy Magnet Academy Grade 6
    • Orchard Hills Grades K-5
    • Sycamore K-8 Global Media Arts Technology
    • Tustin Memorial Academy
  • The following schools are approaching capacity and will have limited space.
    • Beckman High School
    • Hewes Middle School
    • Orchard Hills (K-8) School
    • Red Hill Elementary

If you select one of the schools above as your 1st choice choice, it is highly recommended that you select a school that is not approaching capacity as your 2nd choice.

Transfer FAQs