//Edited by Steve Xia on 8/3/2017

District Headlines

  • Support Student Success from Pre-K to College

    OUSD needs the help of community members like YOU to fight for the best interests of our students. Visit ousd.org/advocate to find legislative updates, learn about pending bills and use your voice to support students.

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  • Congratulations Cleveland Elementary!

    Our own Cleveland Elementary was one of 287 schools across the state named as a California Distinguished School for 2018. Click the image to learn more about how they did it.

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  • Water Quality in OUSD

    The Board of Education recently passed a policy to strengthen water quality standards in OUSD, and Oakland City Council voted to install new hydration stations in 110 schools. Click the image above or visit ousd.org/waterquality to learn more, and access resources and test results.

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  • OUSD Student Director Appointed to State Board of Education

    Governor Jerry Brown appointed Life Academy student and OUSD Board of Education Student Member, Gema Quetzal to the California State Board of Education (SBE) as the lone youth voice for the 2018-19 school year. Congratulations, Gema!

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  • Enroll OUSD for 2018-19

    Find out everything you need to know about school assignments, waitlists, and enrollment for the upcoming school year. Our Student Welcome Center staff is here to support you every step of the way.

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  • Fiscal Blog & Budget Information

    Click the image above for budget-related updates & reports, and information on mid-year adjustments. www.ousd.org/fiscaltransparency.

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  • ELLMA Office Secures Major $1.8M Grant

    The State of California grant will provide additional services for refugees and newcomer students. Click the image to learn more.

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  • It's A New First Day in OUSD

    Have you heard? School is starting earlier next year: the first day of school is August 13, 2018. Click the image above or visit ousd.org/newfirstday to learn more and download the school year calendar.

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Enrollment News

  • School Assignments for 2018-19

    Click here to view your child's school assignment!

    Do you have questions about school assignment, waitlists and next steps? Click here.

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  • Student Welcome Center Closures

    Student Welcome Centers will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the month of May to process applications:
    May 1 & 2
    May 8 & 9
    May 15 & 16
    May 22 & 23
    May 29 & 30
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  • Submit Your Late Application Today

    The on time enrollment window for the 2018-19 school year closed on Jan. 26, 2018. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. The sooner we receive your late application, the better your chances of receiving your school of choice. Every day matters - submit your application today! ousd.org/enroll

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