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Welcome to East Middle School

Home of the Trojans

Traverse City East Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) district and serves students in sixth through eighth grade.

TC East's wide range of academic, arts, and athletic programs provide each and every student an opportunity to discover their passion. From award-winning journalism programs to academically talented classes students are challenged to reach their potential in an engaging learning environment. 

TC East Middle School's staff is committed to learning, teaching, and expanding young minds. By creating a positive learning environment, every student can learn, grow, and achieve. 

Our Mission

The mission of Traverse City East Middle School is to support life-long learning through personal connections, meaningful interactions, and innovative learning experiences driven by individual learners as reflected in achievement growth and accomplishments.