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Open Doors

Open Doors

Open Doors (Educational Talent Search) provides postsecondary information, personal counseling, career development, and academic support to students in the Lawton Public Schools grades 6-12.


The mission of the Talent Search (Open Doors) program is to identify young people with the potential for post-secondary education and to encourage such young people to complete secondary school, and through education and information, to undertake a program of postsecondary education.

Currently, students in the following schools may apply for Open Doors:

  • Central Middle School
  • Eisenhower Middle School
  • MacArthur Middle School
  • Tomlinson Middle School
  • Eisenhower High School
  • Lawton High School
  • MacArthur High School
  • Gateway Success Center

*If your child attends one of the schools listed above and has at least a 2.5 GPA please apply for our program through the link below. Income requirements are listed on the application. Applications will be processed within 10 business days and must be approved by the Program Director. 

Click the button below to complete the Open Doors Application:

Open Doors Application

Please email with questions or call 580-581-5581/2526.  

Free services and activities for students and parents include the following:

  • Tutoring and study skills
  • ACT/PSAT workshops
  • Financial aid and scholarship information and applications
  • College and Vo-Tech information and applications
  • Summer enrichment activities
  • College campus visits
  • Career Fair and College Life Fair