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22 Reasons Why Lake Orion High School Means SUCCESS!

Student Programs

  • SAT and ACT average scores are well above the national and state averages.
  • Over 20 AP classes are offered.  Students take AP exams in over 25 subject areas.
  • Majority of faculty have master’s degrees or higher.  All teachers are considered "highly qualified" by the Michigan Department of Education as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Opportunities to earn college credit through AP testing, collegiate dual-enrollment, and CTE courses.
  • Lake Orion Community Schools Ranked in the Top 40 School Districts in the state of Michigan (of over 500) by  One of the top four schools in Oakland County for graduation rate.
  • School is adjacent to Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, providing opportunities for unique student experiences in Physical Education, Science, Experiential Education, and Athletics programs.  High ropes course on the high school premises for team-building and physical activity.
  • LOHS has a technologically-advanced Learning Center (formerly the Media Center) to serve the learning needs of all LOHS students.

Post-Secondary Outcomes

  • More than 96% of seniors attend post-secondary education (college or university), enlist in the military, or attend a vocational trade school after graduation.
  • Over $6.8 million in scholarships earned by graduating seniors on an annual basis, including numerous full academic, athletic, and military academy scholarships.
  • Many notable alumni, including a NASA astronaut, General Motors CEO, martial arts world champion, professional athletes, high-ranking military officers, actors, radio hosts, scientists, musicians, authors, professional educators, and many more outstanding alumni.  See #LOHSAlum on Twitter or the LOHS Wall of Excellence page for more information.

Career-Focused Education

  • All students choose a "career pathway" to focus their educational choices on a possible future occupational area.
  • Full on-campus Career and Technical Education programs, offering programs in Automobile Technology, Engineering/CAD, Hospitality Management, Business, Accounting, Marketing, Education, and Computer Programming.

Extracurricular Activities and Athletics