Open Enrollment Policy
Requests by parents for their children to attend a Worthington school outside of their attendance area may be approved as long as the requested school’s capacity and class size limits will not be exceeded and the educational program can be maintained. Parents must also agree to provide transportation for their child as needed.
Application requests for a transfer at the start of the next school year should be submitted to the school of choice no later than March 31.Intra-district open enrollment forms are available in each school’s office, on the Worthington City Schools’ website, and at the Worthington Education Center. Parents should complete the form and send it to the principal of the school of choice, and forward a copy to the principal of the school in the child’s actual attendance area. Parents will be notified in August no later than 10 days before the start of the school year whether or not their children will be able to attend the school of choice. The student’s new school assignment is subject to annual review and may be canceled if space is no longer available at the school of choice.Reapplication for open enrollment must be done yearly.