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Make Lake Orion Your Schools-of-Choice!  

Scripps Middle School

Lake Orion Community Schools is continuing the Schools-of-Choice program for out-of-district students for the 2018-2019 school year.  There are a limited number of spots available at some of our elementary schools and some middle schools, as well as the district's Learning Options Alternative High School.  Availability in specific buildings will not be determined until the close of the application period.

Schools-of-Choice Important Dates for 2018-2019

Attention all SOC applicants: You should have received notification by email of your acceptance, waitlist status or denial on Monday, May 21, 2018.

For students who have been selected to attend Lake Orion Schools under the Schools-Of-Choice program, enrollment must be submitted no later than June 8. We encourage you to complete your enrollment as soon as possible. More information will be included in the notification letter.

If you have questions, please call the Central Enrollment Office at (248) 814-0215

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

Lake Orion Schools-of-Choice Program Highlights

  • Developmental and traditional kindergarten programs
  • Award-winning early literacy intervention programs for kindergarten and first-grade students
  • Unique Middle School Concept team-teaching in the sixth through eighth grades that helps assure student success
  • Elementary technology and media program that fosters critical thinking, reading and research skills and responsible technology use
  • Learning Options High School students receive a diploma from Lake Orion Community Schools

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


  • Lake Orion's M-STEP test scores rank among the top ten 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.