Step 1: EXPLORE our schools to find the best fit for your student

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    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, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Vietnamese.



    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.


    School tour and open house information for OUSD schools is listed below. We will continue to add information below as we receive updates from our schools. If you do not see information for your school of interest listed below, please contact the school directly for details that school's tours and information nights. 

High School Open Houses & Tours

Middle School Open Houses and Tours

Elementary School Open Houses & Tours

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

  • The Enrollment Window is now open!

    Explore Oakland schools and apply between Nov. 4, 2019 and Feb. 7, 2020.

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  • Student Welcome Center is Closed for Thanksgiving Break

    Families can submit applications online, but cannot drop off paper applications from Nov 25 - Nov 29.

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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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