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Our waiting list for transfer students is currently closed.

Parents who have not completed the appropriate transfer request steps prior to July 1, 2020,
and wish to transfer a student,or students, into Hudson ISD for the 2020-21 schoolyear,
should contact the appropriate campus principal.

Grades K-2…..Laura Mikeal Principal        
Grades 3-5…..Scott Mackey, Principal     
Grades 6-8…..Richard Crenshaw, Principal       
Grades 9-12…...John Courtney, Principal


Out-of-District Transfer Process

Tuition for the 2020-2021 school year is $1,000 per family and it must be paid at the time of approval. (if unable to pay the full amount, a minimum of $300.00 deposit may be made at the time of approval). However, in order for your kids to start school, full tuition balance must be paid by August 3, 2020.

In order for an out of district student to be considered as a transfer student with Hudson ISD, the parent/Guardian must complete the NEW to the district, Current Student on Transfer or Children of employee steps listed and according to their situation:

  • New to the district Transfer Students:
    • Add student or students to the waiting list by completing the Transfer Student Information Form (Waiting List)
                                           (Waiting list option is now closed. See instructions at top of this page.)
    • Print a Student Transfer Out-of-District Yearly Application from website
    • Email completed application as well as the required documentation to  (Please send back as PDF format only)
  • Current Students on Transfer
    • All transfer students must reapply for transfer each year. However, in an effort to meet the needs of our current Out of District Transfer students Hudson ISD will offer early approval for these students and they will not have to be added to the waiting list. Parents will be notified of approval prior to the end of the school year. If the parent wants to continue the student’s transfer, the following process will be followed:
  • Children of employees:
    • Any child of a Hudson ISD employee will be accepted as a transfer if the employee lives outside the Hudson ISD attendance zone. In order for children of employees to be enroll as transfer, employee must complete the following steps:

What to expect after your application is turned in

Transfers are processed on a first-come basis and considered independently at the time of their request by Hudson ISD Principals. Therefore, parents should complete and return the application form as soon as possible.

  1. Once a completed Transfer Student Out of District Application including all requested documentation is received, it will be sent to the Principal of the appropriate campus for review. Depending upon qualifications and space availability, a decision is made regarding the transfer request.
  2. Transfer students are approved for one school year only. All students must reapply each year. The approval of a transfer does not guarantee future transfer approval for the next school year. The student’s attendance and discipline during the current year will be evaluated prior to approval for the coming school year.
  3. The parent will be notified as soon as a decision is made regarding approval or non-approval of the application.
  4. If the application is approved, in order to secure the student spot, the tuition payment must be made through our website Online Tuition Payment . (ONLY PAY IF APPLICATION APPROVAL HAS BEEN CONFIRMED). (if unable to pay the full amount, a minimum of $300.00 deposit may be made at the time of approval). However, in order for your kids to start school, full tuition balance must be paid by August 3, 2020.

  5. Every Student at Hudson ISD must complete online registration once a year. If your transfer student has been approved and the required tuition has been paid. Please click one of the following links to proceed to the next step in the registration process. You must complete the online form for each student you are enrolling at Hudson ISD.

                                     click here NEW STUDENT                click here RETURNING STUDENT
                                       .         Portals Opened July 29, 2020        .

Factors Considered in the Approval Process
Factors considered in approving Out of District Transfer applications include, but are not limited to: building capacity, current program or campus enrollment, growth projections, grade level enrollment, teacher allocation, professional staff allocations, and the student’s behavior and attendance history.

All UIL rules regarding student eligibility for competition will be followed. Approval of An Out of District Transfer application does not verify the student’s eligibility for competition under UIL rules. Students in athletics who move from one high school to another are ineligible for varsity competition for one year by UIL rules. Students may not transfer for athletic purposes. Students who participate in UIL athletics must verify eligibility through the District Athletic Director. All required paperwork and documentation must be provided in order for the student to be considered for participation in athletics in Hudson ISD.

Revoking Transfer
Transfer students must follow all Hudson ISD rules and regulations, including but not limited to: District Policies and Regulations; the Student Code of Conduct, and Attendance Requirements. Students who transfer into the district may have their enrollment revoked if the student does not adhere to all policies and regulations or based upon poor attendance, excessive tardiness, or inappropriate student behavior.


Email or call tuition clerk for questions or concerns at 936-875-9203