Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS)

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is the largest district in northwestern Michigan, is consistently ranked as a top district in the state, and offers the area’s widest variety of high quality academic and extracurricular programs. Located near the shores of crystal-clear Lake Michigan, our district is based in Traverse City which offers a vibrant downtown, an abundance of inland lakes and beaches, and four seasons of outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, biking, boating, skiing, and snowmobiling, just to name a few.

TCAPS is one of the largest employers in the area and we are extremely proud to offer up to 50% tuition reimbursement for staff members working to obtain/advance their degree and/or renew licensing and teaching credentials. We serve families in a 300-square-mile radius encompassing Grand Traverse, Benzie and Leelanau counties, educating nearly 10,000 students in 11 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 3 high schools, and have been awarded numerous awards for business operations and outstanding student achievement. We offer nationally ranked high schools, award-winning music and performing arts programs, preschool and Montessori, peer-to-peer mentoring programs for students with autism, Class A athletics, international programs, world languages, SCI-MA-TECH and robotics, and so much more!

TCAPS’ vision is that every learner will reach his or her potential in an engaging, inspiring, and challenging environment. Consider becoming part of our team and help us make our vision a reality!

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