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Oakland Unified School District


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Thank you for your interest in the Oakland Unified School District Preschool Program!

OUSD prepares children for success in Kindergarten and beyond by providing students with curriculum that is developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate. It is our goal to provide each child with individual attention that is essential during the early years, an engaging curriculum and a safe, nurturing environment in which students thrive.

Contact Us

Enrollment Center

746 Grand Avenue, Room A
Oakland, CA 94610

Phone: (510) 879-8410
Fax: (510) 627-9410

ECE Administrative Office

1025 4th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Phone: (510) 879-8410
Fax: (510) 874-7750

3-Step Enrollment

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Gather Your Documents

You MUST have these documents to complete the Registration Process

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Complete Your Forms

Once you gathered the required documents, please print and fill-out your Eligibility Form

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Visit Our Office

Please visit our office to submit your forms and complete a Brief Pre-Screening Interview with ECE Enrollment Staff.

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In order to qualify for preschool or school-age services, each family must complete a certification process that adheres to the State regulations governing licensed preschool programs. The chart below outlines the certifications that must be completed for each program type offered through OUSD.

Program Type Eligibility Need for Services Health Documentation
Full Day Preschool
3-Hour Preschool  
School-Age Program  
Please click the "Required Documents" tab to review the items that are required for enrollment.

Kindergarten Readiness

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Kindergarten readiness entails the combined efforts of families, the community and schools to come together and support student achievement both in the schools and in the community.