Tours & Enrollment

2014/15 Tour Information

Tours for prospective incoming families take place during November, December, and January. Each tour will visit the kindergarten classrooms, as well as the main areas of the school. There will be a brief Q&A session towards the end of the tour. All tours will begin at 9:00 AM, last approximately 60 to 90 minutes and are limited to 30 people. Tours are for all prospective families, kindergarten through 5th grade. However, since most of the attendees will be parents of incoming kindergarteners, the tours will make a point to visit all of the kindergarten classrooms. If you are interested in seeing another grade level, please let your tour guide know.  They will try to accommodate a visit to a classroom at that grade level. Tours are for parents/guardians, though infants in a carrier or backpack are welcome. Please keep in mind that because tours will visit classrooms, we want to be minimally disruptive to their learning environments.  We therefore encourage small children to stay at home or at daycare. See below in order to sign up for a tour.  If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 451-5900 or send us an email at tours@crockerschool.org.

The tour dates are as follows:

Update 9/12: we unfortunately have cancelled 3 tour dates in November due to schedule conflicts.  We added 2 new tour dates in November and 1 new tour in December.  If you were previously confirmed for one of the tours that was cancelled, please register for another tour date. We apologize for the inconvenience.

November 12, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am) cancelled
November 13, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am) cancelled
November 19, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am)
November 20, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am) cancelled
November 21, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am) 
December 5, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am)
December 11, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am)
December 12, 2014 (9:00 – 10:30 am) 
January 7, 2015 (9:00 – 10:30 am)
January 9, 2015 (9:00 – 10:30 am)

All tours will meet in the multi-purpose room.  Someone will be at the door to direct visitors! To sign-up for a tour below, please select the preferred date, number of visitors and click on “Register”.  Please note if a date is not available in the drop down registration list below, that session is full and no longer available.

In addition to taking a tour, you might consider connecting with other parents in the Crocker community to ask/answer questions.

1. Attend a monthly Crocker PTA meeting (see the calendar for the next meeting). Great place to meet other parents, get a feel for what goes on at our school and ask questions.

2. Check out our Facebook Page & Twitter Feed. Great place to ask questions of the community and get answers from parents and staff. “Like” us on Facebook or “Follow” us on Twitter to get updates on what’s going on at school.

Enrollment Options
The School Options Open Enrollment Program requires all students to submit an application to attend a school in the fall, even if it is their neighborhood school. The open enrollment period begins in December and usually ends in mid-January. Check the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) website for specific dates.

Crocker Highlands does not admit students from our school site. All admission requests and questions should be directed to the OUSD Student Assignment Office (510-434-7790). They are located at 2111 International Blvd., Oakland 94606. If you have any question about the above information, please contact Joci Kelleher at (510) 451-5900 or by email.

Kindergarten at Crocker

Click on the links below to get important information about kindergarten at our school. Crocker Highlands follows California state content standards covering English and language arts, mathematics, history and social science, science, music, and physical education.

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