Out-of-District Choice Application

Out-of-District (Tuition) Application Timeline for 2019-2020 School Year

March 1 – March 29, 2019

The Out-of-District (Tuition) application period for the 2019-2020 school year will open on March 1, 2019. For an application to be considered, student application and transcript should show, at a minimum, satisfactory behavior and attendance, as well as average or above-average achievement with no history of failing courses.

If a student is accepted into the Hall County School District, then he/she will be offered a seat at the requested school if there is available space at the requested school. Accepted out-of-district students pay tuition and, if applicable, AP/IB exam fees.

If you are interested in applying, the application will be available on this webpage by March 1, 2019. Out-of-district students will only be placed at schools after in-district requests are processed.

Out-of-District Timeline
March 1 – March 29, 2019 Out-of-District Applications accepted
April 10, April 16, or April 19, 2019 Out-of-District Kindergarten Screenings (Required) will be held at Riverbend Elementary School on these dates. Please drop by the school for a screening at 1742 Cleveland Hwy,
Gainesville, GA 30501 or call 770-534-4141 to set up an appointment.
By April 26, 2019 Parents notified of Out-of-District application decision
By June 3, 2019 Out-of-District Contract and Tuition due

Please submit the following in one packet to:

Laurie Ecke or Joy Morris

Hall County Schools

711 Green Street

Gainesville, GA, 30501

  • Completed Out-of-District Application
  • Official transcript (report card and standardized test scores) from current school
  • Official and complete discipline records from student’s current and former school(s); if the student has no history of discipline, then please submit a letter from the school stating that the student is in good standing.
  • Official attendance records from student’s current/former school(s)
  • If a student is entering kindergarten:
    1. Include a letter of recommendation from a current preschool teacher
    2. Attach all other preschool records
    3. Attend an Out-of-District Kindergarten Screening (Required) on one of the following dates: April 10, April 16, and April 19. Please drop by the school for a screening at 1742 Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501 or call 770-534-4141 to set up an appointment.

We are no longer accepting new out-of-district applications for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

Currently enrolled students who move to a new residency address that is outside of the Hall County School District and who wish to remain in their current school may apply to be accepted into the Out-of-District program. The Hall County Schools Student Registration page has more information for students whose address is changed. Please complete the HCSD Change of Address Form within 5 days of moving to a new address and follow the Out-of-District application procedure below:

  • Take the completed address change form and two valid proofs of residency to your current school within 5 days of move
  • Complete Out-of-District (Tuition) Application (below) and submit to Joy Morris and Laurie Ecke at HCSD district office within 5 days of move
  • If Out-of-District Application is approved, parent/guardian must pay tuition and student will  remain enrolled at current school

 Hall County Schools – A District of Choice 2019-20

 Out of District Hall Co List of Potential Schools 2019-20

 Hall County Schools Out-of-District Application 2019-20

 Hall County Schools Out-of-District Application (Espanol) 2019-20