• The enrollment window for the 2020-21 School Year opened on November 4, 2019 and will close on February 7, 2020. All applications received in this window will be included in the Round 1 enrollment lottery.


    Follow the four steps outlined below to explore, apply, confirm and register for the best OUSD school for your student!

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
    Email: enroll@ousd.org


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


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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About Enrollment for the 2019-20 School Year

  • Need to apply for the current school year?

    • Come to the Student Welcome Center in person to complete a late application. The Student Welcome Center (746 Grand Avenue) is open 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday. Our staff is standing by to assist you. Please call 510-879-4600 or email enroll@ousd.org if you need assistance before coming in to submit an application.