There will not be any kind of blanket "exception" for Jill's Way. Basically, it will be up to the individual school whether they want to allow it or not. Most are pretty good, especially if your child has been going there and has a friend base already.
School districts generally set their own policies for intradistrict transfers (from one school in the district to another) and interdistrict transfers (to a school outside the district). Preferences are often given to children whose child care provider is near a particular school, or whose parents work in the city where the school is located. Most school districts have an appeals process if your request is denied. Space limitations often make transfers difficult, and each district's process has its own regulations, so be sure to check with your local district for specific requirements.... more