Grapevine-Colleyville ISD is a limited open-enrollment district. A nonresident student in grades K-12 living outside the boundaries of GCISD, but has a grandparent that resides in GCISD attendance zone is permitted to apply to attend district schools or designated district programs.

 Based on a grandparent’s residence in GCISD a parent or legal guardian of a nonresident student who lives outside the boundaries of Grapevine Colleyville ISD may request a transfer from his or her home district to a GCISD school or program. The criteria used in considering each transfer application is found in Administration Regulations – S – Student

Lottery Transfer Process and is as follows:

  • Limited open-enrollment for a nonresident student whose Grandparent resides within GCISD Boundaries, the transfer to a campus will be considered based upon:

o Available capacity in the requested school o The student’s disciplinary history

o The student’s attendance history

o Passed all classes in the most recent grading period

o Passed all state-mandated assessments (such as STAAR)

o Grandparents proof of residency (2 forms)

Applications for grandparent resident lottery transfers are considered by a student and not by family. Approved transfers remain in effect until the student completes the student transitions to another campus unless the transfer is revoked as per Board Policy FDA(LOCAL).

A. Procedures for requesting a transfer

 1.  Online transfer request window is open: March 26 at 4:00 pm until 4:30 pm on April 20, 2018.

2.  Submit the required documents by 12:00 pm April 23, 2018, to complete the transfer request please review the following ways: 

  •  Scan and email to
  •  Fax to 817-251-1034
  •  Deliver to: Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, 3051 Ira E. Woods Avenue, Grapevine, Texas 76051.
  •  Mail to: Director of Student Services, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, 3051 Ira E. Woods Avenue, Grapevine, Texas 76051.

3. Verification of address, required documents and application request will be reviewed by the District Transfer Committee.

4. Email notifications of placement will be send out as students are placed.  Please keep in mind that             some notifications may not be sent out until the week before the school year starts.

  Kindergarten transfer notifications will be sent in August, and may be prior to the first day of school,       August 20, 2018

B. Transportation

The parent will provide transportation for grandparent resident transfer students. Any right to free transportation offered by the District is waived.

C. University Interscholastic League (UIL) Eligibility

  • Any student who transfers to a school outside of the student's attendance area of residence will be subject to all eligibility rules of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) as well as those that may be adopted by the GCISD Board of Trustees.
  •  It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to contact the GCISD Executive Director of Athletics for more information.

D. Revocation of transfer

A nonresident transfer student who fails to abide by the rules and policies as contained in the GCISD Student-Parent Handbook exhibits poor academic performance, has repeated incidences of tardies, or exhibits poor attendance may have his or her transfer revoked by the campus principal.

E. Campus assignments will be based on capacity determined by the District Transfer Committee.

For the purpose of determining the assignment of transfer students, space shall be considered available when a campus has enrolled less than 90 percent of its enrollment projection for the coming school year.

Link will reopen July 23, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and close July 27, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Link to Transfer Form