Choose the best Oakland public school for your child.
Important dates for Oakland public school enrollment.
Oakland Public School Enrollment for 2019-2020 School Year
District (OUSD) & Charters*
Round 2 Enrollment Begins February 11, 2019
November 5, 2018 – February 8, 2019
March 4 – 13, 2019
Notifications of Lottery Results
March 14, 2019
Deadline for Parents to Accept/Decline Offers
April 2, 2019
Need to apply for this year? Schools are still enrolling for this school year, applications are processed on a first-come first-served basis. For charter schools, you can apply online here. For OUSD, you must submit a paper application at the OUSD Welcome Center at 746 Grand Ave.
Upcoming Oakland public school enrollment events.
- April 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019
- April 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
- April 25 @ 5:00 pm
- April 26 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019
An event every month that begins at 8:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019
- April 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
In addition to these open enrollment activities, schools also may provide tours by appointment. To schedule a tour, click here for a complete list of participating charter schools and click here for OUSD schools.