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.
School Tour of Community School for Creative Education! Call main office when you arrive at (510) 686-4131.March 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 4, 2019
- March 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
- March 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019
- March 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
- March 27 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 8:15am 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
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.