Step 1: FIND the right OUSD school for your student

  • FIND


    Use Oakland School Finder!


    This online tool allows you to search for schools by address, school name or by programs that are important to your family. 


    It's available in English, Español, عربى. 中文, Tiếng Việt, and ភាសាខ្មែរ (Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Vietnamese, and Khmer).



    Tour OUSD schools and attend open houses

    Many of our schools host open house events, school tours and informational nights for prospective families. We encourage you to visit several schools in person and talk with faculty and current families to make the best school choice for your student.


    Please contact the school of interest directly for details about school tours and information nights.

Frequently Asked Questions about Enrollment

  • Do you have questions about the enrollment process?


    Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

    This document will continue to be updated throughout enrollment season as more questions arise.


    Staff at our Student Welcome Center are also available to assist your family with enrollment questions.


Enrollment News

  • March 14 Update

    Did you apply on-time (by Feb. 8, 2019) for the 2019-20 school year?

    If so, you can see your student's assignment by logging into your Schoolmint account.

    OUSD school offers and waitlist assignments are available as of 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

    You will also receive emails/texts with instructions to view offers and waitlist assignments.

    The deadline to accept or decline your offer is by Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

    Did you submit a late application (after Feb. 8, 2019) for the 2019-20 school year?

    The Student Welcome Center will contact you when a school assignment is offered.

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  • Still need to apply? Submit your Application Today!

    The on time enrollment window for the 2019-2020 school year closed on February 8, 2019. 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 in person at the Student Welcome Center at 746 Grand Avenue between the hours of 8 AM and 2 PM each weekday except for Wednesdays.

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  • East Oakland Student Welcome Center is Closed Indefinitely

    The East Oakland (Lockwood) Student Welcome Center located at 1125 69th Avenue is closed indefinitely as of July 2, 2018. Please visit our Lakeview location at 746 Grand Avenue. 

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