South Lyon School Guide
When shopping for a home, school districts are often one of the top factors in a purchase decision. This is particularly true for families with young children or couples looking to start a family. Solid school districts also play a large role in resale value of homes, so even for those without children it should still be considered an important factor.
South Lyon Community School District is rated in the top percentile of the state, making it an excellent choice for those who place a priority on education. The district features an early childhood center, seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. All schools use the South Lyon Schools core curriculum as a guide. Special programming, including the Magnet and Plus Programs are also available.
Below is a list of schools in South Lyon, with detailed information on each for those who are interested in learning more about what each school in the district has to offer:
Located in the southwest corner of Oakland County, the city of South Lyon was originally known as Thompson’s Corner, an agricultural center that was incorporated as a city in 1873. While the city itself is only 3.5 square miles in size, the greater South Lyon area has grown into a manufacturing hub with 70 acres of light industrial properties. South Lyon is ideal for those looking for small town living with big city conveniences, as it’s located within easy access of Interstate 96 and US 23.
Downtown South Lyon features twelve walkable blocks featuring over 100 stores, restaurants and services. Many of these stores and restaurants are multi-generational which adds to the small town atmosphere. In addition to this, the downtown area comes alive with regular events including the South Lyon Farmers Market, Pumpkinfest, Cool Yule, Concerts in the Park, Blues Brews & Brats, Lake Street Cruise-In, and more.
In addition to a vibrant and active downtown area, South Lyon residents also enjoy over 200 acres of parkland. This includes McHattie Park, Volunteer Park, Paul Baker Memorial Park/Fountain Park, Andover Park, Columbia Park, and the Huron Valley Rail Trail. South Lyon also provides close access to numerous regional recreation options, including Kensington Metropark, Island Lake Recreation Park, and Maybury State Park.
South Lyon Real Estate Resources
If you’d like to read more about this local community, here are several links to provide additional information on the City of South Lyon and South Lyon Township.