To help you navigate OUSD and Oakland charter school enrollment, we have put together some resources.
Step-by-Step through the Enrollment Process
Choosing the best Oakland public school for your child starts before open enrollment and continues after. To help you make sense of it all, we put together this one-page overview. If you’re an Oakland parent or guardian (or student helping their parent/guardian), or you work with families who should have this information, please print and share, e-mail it, share on social media, and as always let us know if you have feedback to improve it. (Click image below for English version, here for Spanish.)
Oakland Public Schools Report Card Video
For the first time ever, there is a common way to measure quality for all public schools in California, both district and charter. In Oakland, it’s called the Oakland Public Schools Report Card. To help you understand the measure better, we have put together this video, available in multiple languages.
Special Education: Resources to Get Started
If your child has special needs, the enrollment process can be especially challenging. We’ve prepared this general overview to help get you started:
Special Education: School Tours Guide – Common Questions to Ask
We have put together a guide to bring along on school tours. Make sure to ask these questions of staff at the school to help you choose the best Oakland public school for your child.