Parent/Guardians may request that their student(s) attend another Davenport Community School outside of their home school boundary area per the guidelines of board policy 501.11. This includes requesting to remain at your current Davenport Community School following a change of address that moves your family to a new home school boundary area. A Transfer Option form must be completed for each student and submitted to the Offices of the Associate Superintendent for review.
If you are seeking information about transferring to another district outside of Davenport Community Schools or would like to attend Davenport Community Schools from an outside district please view the information on Open Enrollment.
Transfer Option Form – 2020/2021
All Transfer Option forms are reviewed under the guidelines of board policy 501.11. There are a number of factors considered when reviewing a transfer option form based on the criteria within this policy. This includes the guidelines of the district Diversity Plan, and considerations for health, safety and security of students. Prior to submitting a Transfer Option form families are encouraged to review board policy and these additional guidelines:
- Forms are due by May 1st, 2020 for the 2020-21 academic year and reviewed per Board Policy 501.11.
- All student fees must be paid current for Transfer Options to be considered.
- Transportation is not provided. Parents are responsible for their student(s) transportation.
- Re-application is required when there is an address change.
- A student granted a transfer option may be ineligible for varsity competition for up to 90 days, per Iowa Code 281-36.15.
- Students are only able to obtain one transfer option per calendar year.
Parent/Guardian’s may complete and submit the required Transfer Option form by visiting your child’s school office, via electronic submission, email, or postal mail to the Achievement Service Center at 1702 N. Main St. in Davenport.
If you have further questions regarding Transfer Options please contact your child’s school office or the Offices of the Associate Superintendent at (563) 445 – 5000 or via email to
Danielle Heller , Administrative Generalist, inquires for Elementary (K-6)
Alison Loescher , Administrative Generalist, inquires for Intermediate (7-8) & High School (9-12)
Chapter XI Individual Choice Option
Any student who becomes a victim of violence, and a criminal charge has been filed, shall, to the extent feasible, be permitted to transfer to another school within the school district. For purposes of this rule, a victim of violence is a student who is physically injured, sexually assaulted or threatened with physical injury as a result of the commission of a crime (as defined by Iowa law) against the student while the student is in the school building or on the grounds of the attendance center. Within ten calendar days following the date of the request, the school district will offer an opportunity to transfer to the parent of the student. Contact the Office of the Associate Superintendent for appropriate form at 1702 Main Street, Davenport, IA 52803 or (563) 445-5000.