Traverse City Area Public Schools' SCI-MA-TECH (SMT) offers students enhanced opportunities in science, mathematics, engineering and technology, and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework. The program inspires and challenges students through an individualized and integrated curriculum. SCI-MA-TECH has a rigorous curriculum that engages students through participation in exciting and innovative explorations designed to fully prepare them for success in post-secondary education and beyond. 

Program Admission

Students join SCI-MA-TECH as freshmen and participate in the program for four years earning credit in AP classes, SMT Math, SMT Science, and SMT Technology and Engineering. SCI-MA-TECH students also visit colleges and businesses, hear from speakers, conduct authentic research, complete an internship, and participate in extracurricular activities.

Admission to SCI-MA-TECH is not based solely on academic achievement. Interest and commitment are major factors in the selection process. SCI-MA-TECH is open to all Grand Traverse area students. Students complete an application during February of their 8th grade year. SMT is offered at both Traverse City Central High School and Traverse City West Senior High School.

Learn more about each school's program by visiting their website at:

2021-2022 Registration Information

Registration Period - January 6 - March 15, 2021

Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are being accepted from January 6 through March 15, 2021. In order to be eligible for consideration in SCI-MA-TECH, all parts of the application must be completed and received by March 15th. Please complete the application for the specific school program you wish to attend:

Virtual Informational Meeting - February 16, 2021 - 6 PM

  • Open to any current 8th grade student/parent in the Grand Traverse area
  • Virtual presentation and Q&A session
  • External LinkLink to Google Meet

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