Thank you for your interest in Oceanside Collegiate Academy!
Lottery to be held on November 29, 2023. Emails will be sent out within 48 hours of the lottery.
Enrollment application process opened October 1 through October 31, 2023, for the 2024-25 Lottery.
Applications entered November 1, 2023, through August 1, 2024, will be added to the waitlist in the order of which they are received.
Next Shark Talk Set For January 8
January 8, 2024
Limited Space Available
Please RSVP via this link.
Shark Talks are the perfect place for you to come hear from our Administration, Athletics Director, and meet Student Ambassadors in order to learn more about OCA.
This Shark Talk is for the applying student and one accompanying adult. Parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.
Park in the rear of the building and enter through the glass doors near the gym.
Click the Shark O icon to access the application
Lottery Applications for the 2024-25 School Year
Online applications for the 2024-25 school year will open October 1 and run through October 31.
Only current 8th graders or high school students may apply. Siblings of current Oceanside Collegiate Academy (OCA) students must complete an application during the application window to receive priority status. Applications submitted after October 31 will be added to the bottom of the waitlist in the order in which they were received.
Who Should Apply?
Siblings of OCA students wishing to attend for the 2024-25 school year should complete the online application between October 1 - October 31 to hold their spot.
New students (rising grades 9-12) who wish to apply for the 2024-25 OCA enrollment lottery drawing.
* Note - current OCA students will have implied return for the following school year and will have registration requirements (fees, forms, etc.) in October.
After the application window, if more applications are submitted that available seats, OCA will conduct a lottery. OCA will announce the date of the lottery and follow-up with results within 10 business days. Results will include an offer letter or waitlist number.
Our Waitlist Applications will be accepted through the PowerSchool Enrollment Portal. You will need to create a new PowerSchool Account to submit an application.
Per Section 59-40-50(8), Oceanside will allow for the following exceptions for enrollment: siblings of a student currently enrolled or who graduated within the last six years and children of Oceanside employees will also be a lottery exception provided the total enrollment does not constitute more than twenty (20) percent of the school's total enrollment.
Oceanside transitioned to an electronic process for the 2023-24 lottery administered by SchooMint, an independent student enrollment and school choice platform for PreK-12 school systems.
Offered seats must be accepted and fees paid within 10 days of the admission offer to hold your spot.
Waitlisted families will receive updates at least once a month, October through July.