Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) is a prayerful, peaceful method of presenting Scripture and the Truths of our Faith to young children in an atmosphere of tranquil joy. It […]


The GTACS app is available in app stores for Apple and Google devices. Use the link below to be directed to the download options for your device. https://a3a.me/grandtraverseareacatholicschools The app is intended primarily for current students and […]

ACT Composite Score

The average of the best composite ACT scores for the Traverse City St. Francis Class of 2020 was 26.4. This compares to a national average or 20.6. For information about […]

GTACS Receives National Recognition Copy

At a September 26, 2017 awards banquet in New York City – Manhattan, Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools was one of just two schools in the United States to be recognized […]

Fr. Thomas A. Neis Memorial Scholarship Fund

Father Thomas A. Neis Memorial Scholarship Fund The Fr. Thomas A. Neis Memorial Scholarship Fund was formally established in August of 2008.  This endowment fund provides need-based tuition scholarships to […]

Why Catholic Schools Do Well

Research at Harvard University indicates that Catholic school students have higher levels of civic engagement and knowledge, and are more politically tolerant and supportive of civil liberties. In a 2011 […]

The best way to know? Visit.

One of the best ways to know if our schools are right for your child is to simply visit. In a visit, you can gauge a number of things that […]

Experience The Difference

Get the inside story regarding our award-winning Catholic school system and its impact on the lives of more than 1,000 local students and their families. This hour-long presentation is free, open to […]