Choose the best Oakland public school for your child.
Important dates for Oakland public school enrollment.
Oakland Public School Enrollment – District (OUSD) & Charters*
November 5, 2018 through 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.
- September 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
- November 5
- November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
- December 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
- January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 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 schools.