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Mission Statement

The Ludington Area School district, in partnership with parents and community, will educate and empower students to adapt and succeed in their futures.

Vision Statement

Ludington Area School students will graduate from a top-performing district, confident in the  skills required for their success in the global community.

Construction information for potential bidders on construction project

If your company is interested in bidding on parts of the Ludington Area School District's upcoming construction projects please contact the Christman Company, specifically Ben Globke at: Ben has knowledge of the timing of the bidding categories and be able to provide the information that subcontractors will need. The bidding timeframe will be during the winter of 2020, construction will begin in Spring 2020, prior to bidding Christman will host a local subcontractor event to recruit and solicit contractors from the Ludington/Mason County area.


Link to the Oriole Foundation donation page

Donate directly to the Oriole Foundation. Choose Education in the first drop down and the Oriole Foundation in the second.

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Foster Student Items Pick Up Information

With the announcement from Governor Whitmer to close schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, Foster Elementary will be open to parents on Monday, April 13th and Tuesday, April 14th to pick up their child’s school supplies, yearbooks, medications, etc.

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Franklin Pick Up Information

We hope that your family is safe and doing well! While so many things have changed over the past month, one thing has not, we think about your child(ren) daily and look forward to supporting their continued growth as much as possible during these times.

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Lakeview Student Item Pick Up Information

Let me start by saying how much I miss seeing your children each day. The direction we’ve taken is not one any of us could have imagined, but we look forward to seeing their smiling faces virtually in the coming weeks.

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OJMS Student Item Pickup Plan

I hope that this message finds you well.  With the announcement from Governor Whitmer that closed school buildings for the remainder of the school year, OJ DeJonge Middle School will be open on Tuesday, April 14 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm for parents / guardians to pick up iPads that are necessary for the remote learning process and / or pick up medications that were left in the Main Office.

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Fill out the census, help your school

Ludington Area Schools is proud to serve as a partner with the United States Census Bureau. The District encourages everyone to do their part to ensure a complete and accurate count for Mason County.

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Letter to Parents about school closure

April 2, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians:

I hope that this communication finds everyone in your family doing well. As you may know, this morning, Governor Whitmer ordered the suspension of in-person instruction for schools for the remainder of the school year to ensure the continued safety of students and their families as this contagious virus continues to spread and threaten the health of us all.

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Upcoming Events

  • 16 Mar
    thru Jun 30
    • State Mandated School Closure
      Date: Mar 16 - Jun 30
      Calendar: Foster Elementary Events
      Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Whitmer has made it mandatory for all schools in Michigan to close from March 16th through June 30th. See for more information.
  • 10 Apr
  • 13 Apr
  • 14 Apr
  • 20 Apr
    • 1st/2nd Grade Musical "Go Fish"
      Date: Apr 20
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Peterson Auditorium
      Calendar: Lakeview Elementary Events
  • 21 Apr
    • PTC Meeting 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      PTC Meeting
      Date: Apr 21
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Calendar: Foster Elementary Events
  • 23 Apr
    • Dental Clinic
      Date: Apr 23
      Calendar: Lakeview Elementary Events
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LHS Outperforms Local, State, and Comparable Districts on SAT

LHS has once again outperformed local, state, and comparable district scaled scores and proficiency rates. Click on the images below to see how LHS students performed on the SAT in comparison to districts in the WSESD, as well as the ten (10) most comparable districts in the state to LHS.