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Learning Options High School students

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

Application Period: May 11-June 9

Application:  Schools-of-Choice Application 2020-2021

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

Process: Acceptance is not first-come, first-served.  All applicants will be notified 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 than the specified date.  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.  

Due to the current circumstances, we are temporarily accepting SOC applications and new enrollment documents by email or fax. No appointments will be accepted at this time. 

We hope to have a drop box soon at the CERC Building site. Check our website for updates:

Thank you for your patience while we work through these situations.

SOC Important Dates for 2020-2021

May 11-June 9:  Application period is open

June 17 (if needed):  Lottery if needed

June 19:  Families notified of acceptance and location

June 22-July 10:  Enrollment and registration for those accepted

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.