• Welcome to Oakland Unified! School started on August 9, 2021. 

    You can fill out an enrollment application online at ousdapply.schoolmint.net.


    If you would like support with filling out your application, the Student Welcome Center can help. You can email us (enroll@ousd.org) or call/text us (510-879-4600). Emailing or texting is the fastest way to get a response.

    We are also open to in-person visits by appointment (746 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA). You can make an appointment online here


    Step 1: Explore 

    Use Oakland School Finder to search for schools by address, school name, or by programs that are important to your family. Oakland School Finder is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Vietnamese.

     Click here for detailed maps of school boundaries.

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    Step 2: Apply 

    Once you've decided which school program would be a good fit for your student, you can simply apply online at ousdapply.schoolmint.net!

    If you would prefer to apply via phone, first read through the paper application here (Spanish version available here) and then call the Student Welcome Center at 510-879-4600 to submit with one of our specialists. Please make sure to have documents available for age and residency verfication when calling.


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    Step 3: Confirm/Decline Offers


    School offers will be released on ousd.schoolmint.org in March based on availability. Let us know which school family you'll be joining by logging in! 


    Step 4: Back-to-school Forms


    July-August, update us with your current information for the new school year!