Welcome to Central High School

Home of the Trojans!

Located at the base of Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City Central High School is one of three high schools in the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) district.

Central High School offers many exciting classroom opportunities that translate into real world skills. Robotics, yearbook, school newspaper, broadcasting, marketing, and many more electives are offered to students; not to mention the countless art and music options available. With their close proximity to the local college, dual enrollment is a viable option for all students meeting the necessary requirements. Early College and Advanced Placement classes are also offered.

Our Mission

To be a nurturing community of learners, ensuring that all young adults become responsible, productive, self-expressive individuals able to achieve their full potential through a safe, learner-centered cooperative partnership that celebrates diversity, creativity, and excellence.