The official reassignment window for the 2019-2020 school year is March 1-June 1, 2019.
Wilson County Schools provides parents with the opportunity to seek reassignment to a school based on criteria established by the Board of Education, Policy 6210. Parents must have completed an official Request for Student Reassignment Form (see the forms below in English and Spanish) each school year within the prescribed window. Transportation is not provided as a part of reassignment. Questions about school assignment for specific streets can be answered by the WCS Transportation Department at (252) 399-7810. For further information regarding reassignment, please contact Dr. Steve Ellis at (252) 399-7700.
The official criteria for reassignment is as follows:
School System Employee: Children of the Wilson County School System and children of residents of Wilson County employed in neighboring school systems may be reassigned to the parent's or legal guardian's place of employment. Wilson County Schools employees may request reassignment for their children to any school within the high school attendance areas of the employee's base school. Employees who transfer to a school in another high school attendance area may request reassignment of his/her children to a school in his/her previous high school attendance area. If the employee requests reassignment for his/her children to schools within the new high school attendance areas, he/she may not request that the student return to a school in his/her previous high school attendance area.
High School Students: Students in Grades 11-12 and students promoted to the 11th grade who attended a high school for the final six weeks of the 10th grade may request reassignment to the same high school.
Hardship: Students with a hardship approved by the superintendent or designee may be reassigned to another school. The superintendent or designee shall review the evidence and rule on the hardship status.
Closed to Reassignment: The following schools are closed to reassignment due to capacity using the Hardship criteria for the 2019-2020 school year and requests are not subject to appeal - Hunt HS, Rock Ridge ES, Wells ES and New Hope ES.