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Apply Now for 2018-2019!

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year! All AMPS schools are public schools, free and open to all students. English language learners and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


For our AMPS schools in Oakland, we are proud to partner with Their mission is to empower Oakland families to make informed choices about their public school options and easily apply online! If you would like to apply to Oakland Charter High School, Oakland Charter Academy, or Downtown Charter Academy, visit to get started. 


For our AMPS schools in Richmond, including John Henry High School, Richmond Charter Academy, and  Benito Juarez Elementary, visit our Applications and Enrollment page to find your school and apply online.

AMPS Sacramento County Charter Petitions

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Sacramento County Board of Education will review charter petitions for two new AMPS schools that will serve TK-8th grade students including Sonia Sotomayor Charter Elementary and Sacramento Charter Academy.


RSVP now and attend one of our meetings to learn more about our award-winning school system, how it can benefit your family and neighborhood, and how you can help support new schools in your area!


AMPS Sacramento Informational Meetings

9738 Lincoln Village Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95827

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 12pm or 6pm
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 12pm or 6pm



Contact David Banuelos at 916.256.3347 or

AMPS Board Meetings

Board Agenda

Next AMPS Board Meeting is 2/27/18. See agenda here: 2/27/18 Board Agenda


View our AMPS Board Meeting Minutes

Visit our Governance and Reporting page for a complete list of AMPS Board Meeting Minutes

About Us

At Amethod Public Schools, we are committed to our students' academic success and developing a strong community of learners. 

We were founded in Oakland in 1993 and have grown to six public schools across the East Bay. We believe all students can succeed in a rigorous college-prep environment when provided with effective educators, personalized attention, and a disciplined commitment to academics. We believe in fostering a culture of hard work and preparing our students in a manner that will help them excel in life and attend the college of their dreams.


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2101 Livingston Street 

Oakland, CA  94606


Phone: 510.436.0172 

Fax: 510.436.0173

Our Misson

To provide a rigorous college preparatory education and character development program that will prepare students from underserved communities to succeed in college and beyond.​


Our Core Values

1. Students First
2. Be Adaptable
3. Persevere
4. Take Responsibility
​5. Commitment to Distinction


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