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 2020-21 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 2020-21, please contact the school to let them know.


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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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
    Fax: 510-879-4606


    *Please see the Enrollment News section for any upcoming dates when the Student Welcome Center will be closed.