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.


    Details for school tours and information nights are listed on our enrollment calendar or you can contact the school directly.

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

  • Enrollment season for the 2019-2020 school year is open!
    Now is the time to FIND the right OUSD school for your student by talking with families and faculty, visiting schools and looking online, so that you can APPLY on time between Nov. 5, 2018 and Feb. 8, 2019.

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  • The Student Welcome Center will be closed as follows over the next two months:

    • On Wednesdays
    • On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Jan. 21, 2019)
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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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