How to Enroll

The Oakland Unified School District has a process for school assignment called Options, which allows parents to rank their preferences for their child's school assignment. The open enrollment period is usually from November to February. The process is explained in four steps on

According to the School Assignment Office, the priorities for the options assignment process has been:

  • 1st priority — Siblings
  • 2nd priority — Neighborhood (Not sure if Glenview is your neighborhood school? Enter your address into OUSD's school finder)

To enroll in kindergarten, your child must be five years of age on or before September 1. Please contact OUSD's Student Welcome Center with questions: 510-879-4600.

Class Assignments at Glenview

Glenview Elementary provides class assignments the week prior to school starting in the fall. Fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch Form either online or at registration. Once the required paperwork is completed, class assignments will be provided.

Many variables are taken into consideration when making class assignments. Although your child has been assigned to a specific teacher at this time, parents are to consider all assignments as tentative. Adjustments may need to be made due to contractual and/or compliance mandates. Classes will be finalized by the second week in October. Every effort is made to minimize changes.

Requests for class changes or preferences will not be accepted.