255 West M-55 Tawas City, MI 48763 | PH: 989-984-2100 | FX: 989-984-2106


Mission Statement

Tawas Area High School will provide a safe, inspiring, and rigorous learning environment by creating positive relationships and encouraging respectful and responsible behaviors for each student.

School begins: 7:50am

School dismisses: 2:49pm

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Principal~Sarah Danek~989-984-2103
Assistant Principal~Doug Livingston~989-984-2102
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Points of Pride

  • Ranked as a US News and World Report BEST high school, ranking 174th in the state and 5079th in the country.
  • Mackinac Center's CAP report 2018 ranked Tawas Area High School at the 90th percentile and awarded an overall letter grade on an "A"
  • U.S. News and World Report Silver Medal Recipients 2013, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • 92.7 Graduation Rate
  • 15 of the 96 graduates from the class of 2018 were accepted to either Michigan State University or the University of Michigan.
  • A rigorous curriculum, featuring a variety of Early Middle College Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, and vocational classes available.
  • Highly Qualified and dedicated staff
  • Cutting edge technology including 1:1 student take home Chromebooks, Computer Aided Drafting.
  • Our building features secure entrances, security cameras, and consults with local law enforcement to implement best practices in regards to safety.
  • Award Winning Band and Choir
  • HS Science Olympic Teams finished 47th at the State Tournament, 2nd at Regionals.
  • Varsity Athletics Opportunities include: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Boys and Girls Soccer, Boys and Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Ice Hockey, Competitive Cheer, Sideline Cheer, Golf, Bowling, Softball, Baseball, and Boys and Girls Track.
  • Extra Curricular Activities include: Robotics, Knowledge Bowl, Science Olympics, Student Senate, Youth Advisory Committee, Spanish Club, and Earth Crew.
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