Step 1: EXPLORE our schools to find the best fit for your student

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    Use Oakland School Finder!

     This online tool allows you to search for schools by address, school name, or by programs that are important to your family. 


    It's available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Vietnamese.


    For detailed maps of school boundaries, click here (


    Tour OUSD schools and attend open houses

    Many of our schools host open house events, school tours and informational nights for prospective families. We encourage you to visit several schools in person and talk with faculty and current families to make the best school choice for your student.


    School tour and open house information for OUSD schools is listed below. We will continue to add information below as we receive updates from our schools. If you do not see information for your school of interest listed below, please contact the school directly for details that school's tours and information nights. 

High School Open Houses & Tours

Middle School Open Houses and Tours

Elementary School Open Houses & Tours

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

  • Student Welcome Center is Closed to the Public

    In an abundance of caution, we are closing the Student Welcome Center to the public because of COVID-19. Our staff will still be working during this time. Please email, text, or call any enrollment-related questions and we will respond as soon as possible.

    510-879-4600 |

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  • Still need to apply for school for next year? 

    The Round 1 enrollment window for the 2020-21 school year closed on February 7, 2020. If you did not submit an application by February 7, you can participate in Round 2. Applications for Round 2 are currently only being accepted by phone by the Student Welcome Center staff (510-879-4600). Round 2 applications are due April 17 and offers will be released on April 30.

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