Gabrielle Carpenter, Student Services CoordinatorDawn Mahoney, Program AssistantOn January 28, 2020, the Loudoun County School Board adopted revisions to Policy §8-20, School Assignment, which went into effect immediately, replacing previous versions of the policy. Policy 8155, below, replaces the previous version.Special Permission Requests
The regular special permission request window is now open until June 30 at 11:00 pm. A request for a RENEWAL of a special permission to an over-enrolled middle or high school must be submitted by April 30. Renewal applications, for over-enrolled schools, received after April 30 will go through the regular special permission process.
Parents filing for a kindergarten special permission must complete their registration at their home school. They may apply for special permission beginning April 1 without a student ID number. Please contact the registrar at your home school to inquire about registration procedures.
New students to LCPS must complete their registration at their home school but may apply on line without an ID number as well. Please contact the registrar at your home school to inquire about registration procedures.
If you have recently moved - please contact your school's registrar to update your address as soon as possible. You will not need to apply for a Move-Out special permission in order to have your child remain at their current school for the remainder of the current school year.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CANCELING A SPECIAL PERMISSION:
If a parent/guardian wishes to cancel or rescind a special permission after it has been granted, a written request must be submitted to the office of Special Permissions.
Please note for rescinding a special permission at the elementary school level, if the student's home school is at grade level capacity, the student will be assigned to a regionally placed school.
If a parent or legal guardian receives a denial of a request for special permission and wishes to appeal the decision sent from Gabrielle Carpenter, Pupil Services Coordinator, the parent should send their written correspondence to:Dr. Asia Jones, Superintendent's Designee c/o Gabrielle Carpenter, Student Services CoordinatorLoudoun County Public Schools21000 Education Court Ashburn, VA 20148Phone: (571) 252-1021FAX: (571) 252-1242Email: Gabrielle.Carpenter@lcps.org