PEG Guidelines

  • The following terms and conditions apply to a Public Education Grant (PEG) School Choice transfer request:

    1. A student must be enrolled in a NEISD school that is identified as being on the Public Education Grant (PEG) list by the State of Texas to be eligible for a PEG School Choice transfer.
    2. NEISD will notify parent/guardian of their option to apply for a PEG School Choice transfer.
    3. Parent/Guardian must make the request to transfer a student using the official PEG School Choice transfer request online.
    4. Students cannot PEG to another PEG school.
    5. Each student may file only one PEG School Choice application per school year.
    6. No provisions will be made for siblings. A separate application is required for each student.
    7. All PEG School Choice requests will be included in the district school choice program. PEG requests are considered on a first come first served basis according to available openings in the district school choice program.
    8. All requests will be accepted but are not guaranteed an immediate enrollment. Enrollment will be based on available openings at the requested school.
    9. All PEG School Choice applications are processed in the Department of Pupil Personnel Services. The parents/guardians will receive an email from Pupil Personnel Services regarding the status of their PEG School Choice request.
    10. Transportation will be the responsibility of the parent/guardian.
    11. Student eligibility expires upon any of the following conditions:
      • Completion of all grades on the campus upon which eligibility was originally based (the PEG-listed campus);
      • Removal of the home campus from the State PEG list or
      • Assignment of the student to a campus that is not on the State PEG list as a result of redrawn attendance boundaries or the student moves into a different attendance area.
    12. Parent/Guardian may request termination of a PEG transfer at any time. Termination of a PEG transfer will result in the student's return to their home campus, based on the family's current residence for the remainder of the school year.

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