Moving Schools Checklist

From parents/guardians
  • Student’s State Issued Birth Certificate
  • Student’s Social Security Number
  • Student’s Health Record (Immunization, etc.)
  • Legal Document as Needed
  • Proof of Residency/Military Orders
  • Placement agreement (for foster parents)
School Information
  • Address, Phone Numbers, Other Contact Information
  • Course Description Book/Grading Scale (if available for 4th grade and above)
  • Copy of the Cover of Each Textbook or the Title Page
  • School Profile/Handbook
  • School Web Page (URL)
  • Other
School Records
  • Copy of Cumulative Folder (only the copy mailed between schools is considered official)
  • Current Schedule
  • Report Cards
  • Withdrawal Grades or Progress Reports
  • Test Scores (Standardized/Special Program Testing/State Assessments)
  • Other
Special Programs Records (as appropriate)
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP)/Individual Accommodation Plan (504)/Gifted Program
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) or Bilingual Education
  • At-Risk or Other Action Plan for Classroom Modifications
  • Other
Other Documents and Examples
  • Writing Samples and Other Work Examples
  • Activities Records (co/extracurricular)
  • Community Service or Service Learning
  • Other Work or Performance Examples
  • Academic Recognitions and Competition Participation
  • Athletic Participation/Plans/Forms: Physical & Transfer
  • Other