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Schools-Of-Choice Information

Lake Orion Community Schools non-resident 2022-2023 Schools-of-Choice application period is now closed.

Application Period: Closed on May 3, 2022.

Eligible Students: In-Person: Grades K-8, Learning Options High School Grades 9-12; Dragon Virtual Grades 6-12

                        (NOTE: Developmental Kindergarten is not eligible for Schools-of-Choice.)

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 June 3.

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 2022

March 15: SOC application instructions and timeline will be posted 

April 4-May 3: SOC application period was open

May 11: SOC lottery if necessary

May 13: SOC families notified of acceptance and location

May 16-June 3: SOC online enrollment registration period of accepted students



  • 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 as the No. 22 best district in the state for 2020-21.