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Oakland School Enrollment for 2023-2024 School Year Public Charters

Don’t miss your chance to explore Oakland’s community of schools and find a great school for your child! Follow the steps above to get started.
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1. Explore

Explore this site to find the best public school for your child.
Oakland Enrolls School Finder

2. Apply

Submit all applications.
  • On-Time Application Period: November 14, 2022 – February 3, 2023
  • Late Application Period: Begins February 6, 2022

3. Accept

Accept school offers.
  • School offers will be made on March 9, 2023
  • Confirm school offer by March 23, 2023

4. Register

Registration dates differ. Check in with your school for the deadline.

Looking for a school for the current school year? The 2022-2023 charter school application is still open. To be considered for enrollment, please submit a 2022-2023 late application. 

*Oakland Enrolls provides a single common Oakland public school enrollment application for all participating charter public schools. Please see the complete list of participating charter public schools. OUSD provides the application for all district-run schools, to learn more visit their site at

Looking for more information? Check out upcoming Oakland public charter school enrollment events on our calendar.

In addition to these activities, schools also offer appointment visits. To schedule a visit, please see the complete list of participating charter schools and the list of District (OUSD) schools.

Have questions? Here are answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

 If you don’t see an answer or want more information, call/text us at (510) 454-9360.

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We are available by phone Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm: 510-454-9360.