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Learning Options High School students

Lake Orion Community Schools will open the non-resident Schools-of-Choice application period in April 2020 for Grades K-8, Learning Options Alternative High School, and PHASES 18-26 Special Ed for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Application Period: April 6 - May 5, 2020 

Application:   AVAILABLE NOW!  Schools-of-Choice Application 2020-2021

Eligible Students: Grades K-8, Learning Options Alternative High School, and PHASES 18-26 Special Ed.

Process:  If applicants exceed spaces available, a lottery will be held on May 13, 2020.  PLEASE NOTE:  Acceptance is not first-come, first-served.  All applicants will be notified May 15, 2020 of their enrollment status by letter via e-mail and mail (instructions will be in the letter), and applicants must be enrolled no later than June 5, 2020.  There is a secondary application required for Learning Options Alternative High School.

Note: Lake Orion Community Schools does not provide transportation to Schools-of-Choice students. Those enrolled in the program are expected to arrive and depart from school on time.  

SOC Important Dates for 2020-2021

April 6 - May 5, 2020:  Application period is open

May 13, 2020:  Lottery if needed

May 15, 2020:  Families notified of acceptance and location

May 18 - June 5, 2020:  Enrollment

CERC Building

Central Enrollment Office

Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Community Education Resource Center - (Enter at north door)
455 E. Scripps Road - Room 110
Lake Orion, MI 48360

(248) 814-0215

On-site directions: Park behind the CERC building and enter through the main entrance, door #10, at the north side of the building. Access to the parking lot is only off of Scripps Rd


  • Lake Orion's M-STEP test scores rank among the top 10 districts in Oakland County in all subject areas (grades 3-11).  
  • Lake Orion's elementary and middle schools have been recognized as Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools.
  • ranks Lake Orion Community Schools among the top 40 districts in the state (No. 35), based on student assessment proficiency scores.