Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy

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Admissions Process

Admissions Process Checklist
    Review Candidate Requirements                                                                       
    Review the Lottery Policy                                                                                   
    Complete the Admissions Application on SchoolMint                                        
    Participate in the OMI Lottery if Needed                                                            
    Parent and Candidate must Attend the Parent Orientation                                
    Candidate must successfully complete the Summer Camp               

Candidate Requirements


As a college preparatory school, the Oakland Military Institute (OMI) has a demanding academic program. An applicant must have satisfactorily completed the previous grade for admission to the next grade (e.g. complete fifth grade for sixth grade admission, complete sixth grade for seventh grade admission, etc).




An applicant must be age appropriate for their grade (e.g. Candidates applying for the sixth grade cannot be older than 11 years, 9 months at the beginning of their sixth grade year). 



** All Candidates must attend Parent Orientation with a parent or guardian and successfully complete Summer Entrance Camp in order to qualify for admission to OMI. **


 Parent Orientation Information


Prospective Candidates and parent/guardians must attend the Parent Orientation. (We are no longer accepting applications for Winter Camp)

- Summer Camp Parent Orientation: TBA on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the OMI Campus

The following documents must be submitted. Please bring copies of the following documents to Parent Orientation.


1. Age verification

  • Any of the following: Birth certificate from any country, a passport, an I-94, a transcript, OR a report card.


2. Grade level Verification

  • Any of the following :  Signed letter from your current school, transcript, prior year promotion certificate, or the child’s most recent report card.


3. Verification of Custody

  • Any of the following : Parent’s, guardian’s or caregiver’s passport, driver’s license, or official ID Card in conjunction with documentation in the form of a Birth Certificate, guardianship papers or court documents.


4. Immunization Records




Entrance Camp Information

Please note the following:

  • Candidates are required to successfully complete the OMI Summer Camp

- Dates of Summer Camp: 16 June - 26 June (Sunday to Wednesday)

  • Attendance at Summer Camp is not optional.
  • Successful completion of the OMI Summer Camp is the final requirement to becoming an OMI Pledge.

Notice of Non-Discrimination Policy


The Oakland Military Institute is non-sectarian in its programs, admission policies, employment practices, and all other operations; does not charge tuition; and does not discriminate on the basis of the characteristics listed in the Education Code Section 220 (actual or perceived disability, gender, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or any other characteristics that is contained in the definition of hate crimes set forth in Section 422.55 of the Penal Code of association with an individual who has any of the aforementioned characteristics).