Open-enrollment policies allow a student to transfer to a public school of his or her choice. There are two basic types of open-enrollment policies.
Depending on the state, open-enrollment policies are mandatory, voluntary, or both.
|Open Enrollment Survey 2017|
|Does the state have open enrollment programs?||Yes, voluntary interdistrict. Districts may enter into agreements with each other for open enrollment transfers.|
Citations: Or. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 339.125 through § 339.128, § 339.133 Or. Admin. R. 581-021-0019
|Do desegregation provisions impact open enrollment programs?||Not addressed.|
|Does the state set priorities for districts to follow when accepting students for open enrollment?||Yes. Receiving districts make decisions about enrolling non-resident students. If applications exceed any attendance limits determined by the school board, the districts must hold a lottery and may give priority to the following:
Citations: Or. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 339.127
|Who is responsible for student transportation?||Not addressed.|