High School Programs

Grades 9-12

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TC Central & TC West Top 5% in the State!

U.S. News & World Report has listed Traverse City Central High School and Traverse City West Senior High School on its Best High Schools report, recognizing them among the best high schools in the nation for helping students build a strong foundation for a successful future. (2016 Best High Schools Report)

The Washington Post has named TC Central High School and TC West Senior High School among “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.” This ranking is designed to identify schools that have done the best job in encouraging all students to take college-level courses and tests. (2016 High School Challenge Report)

For More High School Information

View high school programming options by clicking on the links found on the right-hand side of this page. For more information about what your student can expect from their 9-12 high school experience, graduation requirements, or specific high school information, please contact:

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Class of 2016 Information

  • 780 graduates
  • 306 Presidential Education Awards
  • 246 Magna/Summa Cum Laude
  • 335 Academic Honor Awards
  • 5 National Merit Students