Gabrielle Carpenter, Student Services Coordinator
    Dawn Mahoney, Program Assistant
    On 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 will be open April 1 at 10:00 am (March 1 for employees*) 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.

    *school based employees or bus drivers may request permission for their children to attend their base school or an elementary school in their employment cluster beginning March 1


    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.  

    New students to LCPS must complete their registration at their home school before applying for special permission.  They will need an active ID number in order to apply.  Registration for new students has been rescheduled for April 15th.  

             17-18 special permission request    



    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 Coordinator
    Loudoun County Public Schools
    21000 Education Court Ashburn, VA 20148
    Phone:  (571) 252-1021
    FAX:  (571) 252-1242