6685 Poplar Ave. Suite 202
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone: 901-752-7900
Fax: 901-757-6479

Registration Form

Open Enrollment is for students that live outside the district or Germantown residents that want to attend a different GMSD school that is not in their zone.


January 30, 2017 through February 10, 2017   Application is available online at www.gmsdk12.org


Houston High School

GMSD policies SP 6.206 and SP 6.2061 allow Germantown residents and non-residents to apply to attend any school in the GMSD that they are not currently zoned to attend.

The Open Enrollment Period will begin January 30th at 10am and will end February 10th at 4pm.

Any requests for transfers not received during the Open Enrollment period, will not be considered.  The Open Enrollment policies #6.206 and #6.2061 are available on our website.  Transfers will be approved based on priorities listed in the policies. All applicants will be notified of their transfer status by March 1st 2017. If you are currently on transfer to one of our GMSD schools, your transfer is good through the school’s exit year. To continue to the GMSD feeder school, you MUST apply for a transfer. The application may be accessed and completed online HERE (after 1/29/17)


Office of Student Services

Germantown Municipal School District 901-752-7889


Open Enrollment FAQ
Open Enrollment FAQs:

1. I currently have a transfer to a GMSD school; do I need to reapply to stay at the school?
No, GMSD transfers are good through that school’s exit year. Unless your student is currently in the school’s exit year grade (i.e. 5th grade at Farmington or Dogwood, or 8th grade at Houston Middle or Riverdale), you do not need to reapply. If your student is in the school’s exit year grade, you will need to apply for an Open Enrollment transfer to the school you would like to attend.

2. If I am a Germantown resident, can I go to any GMSD school?
Per GMSD Policy #6.206, Germantown residents can apply during Open Enrollment to attend a GMSD school other than the school he/she is zoned to attend.

3. How and when will I know if my transfer was approved to attend a GMSD school?
After Open Enrollment applications are processed, a letter of approval or denial will be sent to the address or email address listed when completing the application.

4. I don’t live in Germantown; can I still attend a GMSD School?
Yes, Open Enrollment is open for any student, regardless of where the student resides. While all students can apply to attend a GMSD school, students that reside outside of Shelby County are required to pay tuition. Tuition for the 2017-2018 school year will be calculated and posted before the start Open Enrollment. Shelby County residents that are out of district may be charged tuition. If a fee is assessed, the Board of Education will set that fee.

5. When/where can I apply for an Open Enrollment transfer?
Open Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year will begin January 30th, 2017 at 10am and will end on February 10th, 2017 at 4pm. Applications received during these dates will be processed in accordance with GMSD Policy #6.206 and #6.2061.

6. If I currently have a transfer to a GMSD and I’m in my exit year grade, am I guaranteed to receive a transfer to the next GMSD School I would like to attend?
No, unfortunately we can’t guarantee a transfer to any GMSD schools. Transfers will be awarded based on the available capacity of the school.
Germantown Municipal School District 6685 Poplar Ave. Germantown, TN 38138 | Phone: 901-752-7900 | Fax: 901-757-6479
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