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Lake Orion Community Schools
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  • LAKE ORION, MI

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  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

About

315 NORTH LAPEER ST
LAKE ORION, MI 48362
About Lake Orion Community Schools...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
13
Students
7,244
From Lake Orion Community Schools

Lake Orion Community Schools is a district of 7,600 students located in northern Oakland County, approximately an hour north of Detroit. The award-winning district continues on the cutting edge of educational trends with 10 traditional schools (six elementary, three middle and one primary high school). LOCS also features an alternative high school, a center-based Special Education school and an Early Childhood program, which will open a brand-new facility in the fall of 2021.

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Lake Orion Community Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1210
464 responses
Average ACT
27
334 responses

Curriculum Information in LOCS

LOCS -- uses reader’s and writer’s workshop in Grades K-8 to deliver language arts. -- focuses on student discourse and inquiry for all content area subjects -- offers an award winning intervention program for students who struggle -- believes in job-embedded professional development, guided by instructional coaches. -- offers a vast array of class courses including AP, Honors, CTE, etc.

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
7,244
Free or Reduced Lunch
19.6%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,953
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.2%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,650 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$90,099
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$733
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$269,900
National
$217,500

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