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Inter-District Permit Information

Inter-District Transfer Permits (IDT) are required for students, residing outside of Alameda city limits, who wish to attend an Alameda school.  Possible placement is determined after all Alameda resident students are in place.

You may submit an IDT for the current school year at anytime via email to   You will be notified in writing, regarding approval or denial of your request within 30 days of submittal.


Inter-District Permit Procedures:

  • Request an Inter-District Transfer from your school district of residence. 

  • Turn in the Inter-District Transfer request along with a copy of your student’s grades, attendance record and discipline record to AUSD Student Services beginning 6/17/19.

  • IDT's will not be considered until after August 19, 2019.  Families will be notified in writing ten days after the first day of school regarding acceptance or denial of your Inter-District Transfer request.

  • IDT applications may be denied based on the following items; overcrowding within AUSD schools or limited resources, grades below a 2.0 grade average, discipline history and or attendance history.

  • If your IDT request is denied you may visit the following website, find appeal information.

  • If your request is approved, AUSD retains the right to determine school assignment. 

  • If approved, Inter district transfers can be revoked if there is a demand on the space by a resident student, if the grades fall below a 2.0, and/or if there is attendance or behavior issues.

  • Failure to adhere to IDT timelines well be deemed an abandonment of the request.

For students wishing to attend school outside of the Alameda Unified School District, complete the Inter-district Transfer Application for Alameda County schools and submit it to the Student Services Office at 2060 Challenger Drive, Alameda.