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Switch Up Your School Year with a Midyear Transfer

At K12, we’re here to support you through the transfer process.

Whether you’ve been planning to transfer your student to a new school for a while or the decision comes up suddenly, you might find that transferring in the middle of the school year makes the most sense for your family and your student.

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Can you transfer schools midyear?

The short answer is yes. There may be difficulties or challenges when transferring schools in the middle of the year as opposed to the beginning of one, but it’s all about being prepared. Start the process as early as possible to keep it running smoothly and check out our step-by-step guide on transferring midyear.


Why would I transfer schools in the middle of the year?

Reasons to transfer schools can vary from family to family and from student to student. Some students may be facing physical or mental health challenges in their current schooling environment, or they might just need more rigorous academics. Still wondering if transferring schools is right for you? Read more about it here.


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How can I make the transition easier?

There are several steps you can take to ensure that the process of transferring schools is as straightforward and smooth as possible. Reach out to the administrators of your current school and your new school as soon as you’ve decided on the transfer, and do your best to align the move with relevant academic calendars. Find more tips and information to ease the process here.


How does transferring to an online school work?

Transferring to an online schooling method in the middle of the school year works much like transferring to another brick-and-mortar school. The larger decision you might have to make is what online learning style you’d like your student to pursue. Not sure what style your student needs? Learn more about your options.


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Find the Right Schooling Solution with K12

If you’re transferring your student between schools in the middle of the year, you want to make sure you’re getting it right. At K12, we support a diverse range of learners and are here to help you through the process. Explore our programs to see what might be the best fit for you and your student.



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