Schools of Choice Information

Inspiring, Challenging, & Empowering All Students to Succeed 

  • Small Class Sizes & Supportive Learning Environments
  • STEM Curriculum through Project Lead the Way for K-12
  • Strong Test Scores & Academic Achievements at All Grade Levels
  • Award-Winning Performance Arts, JROTC, and Athletics
  • 2017 Bond for Technology and Facility Upgrades
  •  All Anchor Bay Schools are AdvancEd Accredited 
  • Video DocumentAnchor Bay Schools Overview

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2024-2025 Unlimited Schools of Choice

The Schools of Choice Open Enrollment Application Period for the 2024-2025 school year will be February 15, 2024 through August 30, 2024. 

School of Choice will be open for the following buildings and grade levels:

  • Anchor Bay High School, 9th – 12th
  • Anchor Bay Middle School North, 6th – 8th
  • Anchor Bay Middle School South, 6th – 8th
  • Ashley Elementary, Kdg. – 5th
  • Great Oaks Elementary, Kdg. – 5th
  • Lighthouse Elementary, Kdg. – 5th
  • Lottie Schmidt Elementary, Kdg. – 5th
  • Maconce Elementary, Kdg. – 5th
  • Naldrett Elementary, Kdg. – 5th

 Placement at requested schools is dependent on class size and availability.

New Students - Apply for Schools of Choice Here!

External LinkEnrollment Express Pre-Registration Link

Click the link above to fill out the pre-registration form for School of Choice applicants. Once approved, you will receive an email to create your parent portal account to access the online enrollment packet. 

If you do not have a device to access this system, a time can be scheduled to come in an fill out the forms at one of our buildings. 

Questions, email:; phone, Central Admin at (586) 725-2861

Existing Students - Move Out/In-District Transfer

Move Out 

Did you move out of the district and want to remain at Anchor Bay through Schools of Choice? Log on to your parent portal account to access the Schools of Choice form. Go to "Forms", then "Enrollment", and fill out  "S-Out of district Schools of Choice Application."

If you do not have a parent portal account, contact your building's office to receive an access code. 

In-District Transfers

Anchor Bay residents that are requesting a building other than their resident building can fill out the In-District Transfer form. 

Log on to your parent portal account to access the Schools of Choice form. Go to "Forms", then "Enrollment", and fill out  "T- In District Transfer."

If you do not have a parent portal account, contact your building's office to receive an access code. 

Anchor Bay Offers Three Options for Kindergarten-Age Students

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Our Elementary Schools offer:

  • Full and Half day Kindergarten Options
  • Young 5's Program
  • Small Class Sizes: Average K-2 class size is 22, average 3-5 class size is 26
  • Math & Literacy Intervention Specialists at Every Building 
  • K-5 Art, Music, Physical Education, Science and Technology Enrichment Classes
  • K-5 STEM classes with project-based learning
  • Strong State Test Scores & State Designated Reward Schools
  • After-School Bilingual Tutoring
  • Summer School Academic & Enrichment Programs
  • Before & After School Age Child Care
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Extensive Early Childhood Program - 18 months to 4 years old
  • 5 of Our Elementary Schools are 2022-23 Reward Schools

Our Middle Schools offer:

  • Junior Honors Academy with Honors Classes in Math, English, Science, & Social Studies
  • STEM Electives in MakerSpace, Design & Modeling, Medical Detectives, Green Architecture, Women in Engineering, and Energy & the Environment
  • Earn High School Credit in Full-Year Spanish & Algebra
  • 6th Grade Core Class Wing
  • Math & English Foundation Classes for Students Needing Additional Support
  • Full Sports Program (No Pay-to-Play Fees)
  • Student Leadership Opportunities
  • Award Winning Band & Vocal Music Program
  • 6th-8th Student Activity Clubs

Our High School offers:

  • Honors Academy, Advanced Placement Courses, Early College, and Dual Enrollment - Earn up to 24 college credits before graduation!
  • Award Winning Air Force JROTC Program
  • 52 Competitive Team Sports (No Pay-to-Play Fees)
  • Award Winning Theater, Art, Band, and Vocal Music Programs
  • State Test Scores are at/above State & County Average
  • 17 Career Technical Education Programs
    • Auto - Maintenance & Light Engine Repair
    • Culinary Arts
    • Horticulture
    • Web Design
    • Broadcasting
    • Teacher Cadet
    • Finance
    • Business Management
    • Graphic Arts
    • Engineering - PLTW
    • Marketing
    • Construction Trades
    • Health Occupations
    • JROTC
    • Computer Science
    • Cybersecurity
    • Welding

Our Mission: Empowering all students to succeed in an ever-changing world.