Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Information (SB10)
Georgia’s Special Needs Scholarship will allow parents of students with disabilities to choose the educational setting—public or private—for their child. Created by the Georgia State Legislature in the 2007 Session, Georgia’s Special Needs Scholarship will provide Georgia students with disabilities the opportunity to attend a participating private school.
Georgia’s Special Needs Scholarship will also offer parents greater public school choice. A parent of a special needs student may choose to transfer the student to another school within the Forsyth County School System. Completed transfer request forms may be sent by fax, email, US Mail or hand-delivered to:
Kara Hudspeth, Director
Department of Special Education
1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-2461 Ext. 202362
Private School Transfer:
Deadline Dates - September 15, December 15 & March 4
Public School Transfer:
Applications accepted - November 1-30, 2022
A parent of a special needs student (student with an IEP) may choose to transfer the student to another public school or system where applicable.
For more information follow the link below to the Georgia Department of Education website, or click the link "letter to parents" of special needs students from the Forsyth County School System.
Forsyth County Letter to Parents
Forsyth County Letter to Parents (Spanish)
List of Schools Over Capacity and Unable to accept requests
Georgia Public Schools Transfer Request Form