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Student Transfer

The Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) offers families choices to help them select the school that is right for their student. HUSD boasts a wide variety of language, art, career, and college programs to meet the needs and interests of our students. Please see below to learn more about the different options parents have and the various guidelines and limitations associated with each choice. While the District offices are physically closed to the public for safety reasons due to COVID-19, our staff continue to serve the community virtually. 




2021-22 Transfer Requests

2021-22 Special Circumstance Transfer 
  • Parents may request a transfer during a school year if a special circumstance exists that might be harmful, or dangerous to the student or cause serious hardship to the family if the student attends their resident school.  Additionally, families may request a transfer to access a special program that is not available at their resident school. All transfers are subject to available space at the desired school. Some examples of special programs include TK and language programs.


Cherryland Elementary (Spanish Bilingual Alternative)

Eden Gardens Elementary

Fairview Elementary 

Longwood Elementary

Park Elementary (year-round school)

Ruus  Elementary

Southgate Elementary 

Initial entry into the Dual Language Immersion program is for grades TK, K and 1st to build foundations in both languages.  Upper grade placement is dependent upon appropriate educational background in both languages. Applicants must attend a DLI orientation meeting. DLI programs are available at:

Burbank Elementary (Spanish)

Schafer Park Elementary (Spanish) 

Stonebrae Elementary (Mandarin Chinese) 

Special Circumstance Transfer Application

Click the button below to complete a transfer application. 

  • Download the transfer form, fill it out completely

  • Save it and Name It: [Your Students Name]_21-22SchoolTransfer_[Date]. 

  • Email the transfer and all documents supporting your transfer reason TO:


More information about Special programs

Language Programs
Chinese New Year
Visual & Performing Arts
Chamber Strings
College/Career Prep
Engineering students



2020-21 Transfer Requests (CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR only)

School transfers for 2020-21 are limited.  If you are new to HUSD, please visit our enrollment page: for more information. 

To complete a school transfer for the 20-21 school year please click here English / Spanish

For more information on school transfers for this school year 2020-2021, please call 510-723-3857 ext. 34207 or send an email to:

If you are checking on the status of an existing transfer, please make sure you provide the following information in your call or email.  

  1. Name of the student
  2. Where the transfer is from
  3. The requested school 
  4. Your name and phone number