How to Apply: Current OUSD Students in Transition Grades
For Current OUSD Students in Transition Grades (PK, 5, 8)
In early November, current OUSD families with students entering grades K, 6 or 9 for the 2019-20 school year will receive information about enrollment:
- Families will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on how to submit the online enrollment application*.
- Families will receive an email/text message from the Student Welcome Center with their online enrollment system username and password and instructions on how to submit the online enrollment application.
- Families will receive a robo call from the Student Welcome Center throughout the enrollment season with reminders about how to apply.
- The student's current school will be given a digital copy of the general application instructions to send home with transition grade PK, 5, 8 students.
PK families will need to upload or attach verification documents with the enrollment application. See details here.
5th and 8th Grade Families will have verified residences already listed in their pre-filled online application. However, if there are changes in address, families must upload or attach the supporting documents.
*Please contact your school if you have not received the letter by late November. You can also contact a Student Welcome Center with any questions about the enrollment process.
How to Apply: Current OUSD Students NOT in Transition Grades
For Current OUSD Students NOT in Transition Grades
- If you want your student to continue at their current OUSD school for 2019-20, please contact the school to let them know.
- If you want to apply for a different school for your student for 2019-20, please follow the directions here to apply online or in person. If you apply online, the system may inform you that you already have an account created; please follow the instructions as prompted in the online enrollment system.
OUSD Enrollment Application System Offline This Weekend
The OUSD Enrollment Application system will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 11:00 PM, Friday 11/8/18 until 8:00 AM, Tuesday 11/13/18.
Please note, the deadline to apply on time for elementary, middle and high schools is February 8, 2019. All applications received by that date are considered on time. As such, your family will have plenty of time to complete the enrollment application - please do not rush through the important process of choosing a school for your student. We encourage you to continue exploring schools to find the best fit.
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.
The Student Welcome Center will be closed as follows over the next two months:
- On Wednesdays
- On Veterans Day (Nov. 12)
- During Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 19 - 23)
- During Winter Break (Dec. 24 - Jan. 4, 2019)
Student Welcome Center
Student Welcome Center staff is available to help you enroll your student every step of the way!
Lakeview Student Welcome Center
746 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday*
Text / Call : 510-879-4600
*Please see the Enrollment News section for any upcoming dates when the Student Welcome Center will be closed.