Student transfer application requests open Feb. 1 -- Gazette.Net


The transfer season for Montgomery County parents who wish to request a Change of School Assignments (COSA) for their children from their home school is Feb. 1 through April 1, 2013.

Montgomery County Public Schools students are assigned schools based on their place of residence or to fulfill the guidelines of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), according to the MCPS website.

To attend a different school, the student must document a unique hardship or fall within one of four special-exception categories, which are listed at

Information booklets and transfer request forms will be available at schools the first week of February.