Choose the best Oakland public school for your child.
Important dates for Oakland public school enrollment.
Oakland Charter School Enrollment*
Round 2 Enrollment
Begins February 21, 2018
November 1, 2017 through February 16, 2018
(Lottery & Parent Notifications, as well as Deadline to Accept offers, is specific to open enrollment)
Lottery & Parent Notifications
March 5 – 9, 2018
Deadline for Parents to Accept/Decline Offers
March 29, 2018
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Enrollment
Began January 27, 2018
November 13, 2017 through January 26, 2018
Early March 2018
Deadline for Parents to Confirm/Appeal Offers
Late March 2018
Upcoming Oakland public school enrollment events.
- February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 9 @ 11:30 pm
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 schools.
Who we are
EnrollOak.org is your partner for Oakland public school enrollment. We help you choose the best Oakland public school for your child. We are the only portal where you can explore all options, district and charter. You can then apply to district with one app, charters with another. Whether you’re looking at OUSD enrollment or Oakland charter school enrollment, we encourage you to pursue both. You have options!
Here are the answers to Frequently Asked Questions
If you don’t see an answer or want more information, give us a call at (510) 454-9360.
Looking at Oakland public school enrollment options for the current school year?
For OUSD enrollment (to enroll in a district-run school), visit an OUSD Welcome Center at 746 Grand Avenue or 1125 69th Avenue.