OUSD Enrollment

Community Schools, Thriving Students



    Applications for the 2022-23 school year are now open at ousdapply.schoolmint.net.

    You can explore our wonderful school options at www.chooseousd.org.

    We look forward to welcoming your child to an OUSD school.


    The 2021-22 school year started on August 9, 2021. It's not too late to enroll for this school year! The Student Welcome Center is here to help you. Email us (enroll@ousd.org) or text/call us (510-879-4600). We are also open to in-person visits (746 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA). Make an appointment here.


    Enrollment Timeline for August 2022

    Main round application window

    November 15, 2021 - February 18, 2022

    Late application window opens

    February 19, 2022

    School offers announced to families

    March 10, 2022

    Deadline for families to accept/decline offer

    March 24, 2022

    Waitlist offers and late application offers

    Rolling, from April-August 2022

    Complete back-to-school forms

    July 2022

    First day of school

    August 2022