The mission of the Trenton Public Schools, in partnership with parents and community, is to provide each student with the knowledge and skills to become a lifelong learner and a productive member of a democratic society in an atmosphere that affirms the uniqueness, dignity, and worth of each person. Trenton is a suburban city of 20,000 situated on the Detroit River just 15 miles from the heart of Detroit. Trenton residents participate actively in civic and school affairs. Their personal and financial support of the school district is evidenced by the excellent educational programs and many extra services provided to students, parents, and other community members.
Trenton High School is a public, comprehensive high school, grades 9–12. Enrollment is approximately 950 students. There are five 72–minute periods each day, five days per week, 182 days per year. The graduating class of 2011 totaled 234. We are accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and Accreditation of Advanced Ed.
Students graduate from THS prepared to make well–informed decisions regarding their post–secondary plans. Students utilize Educational Development Plans (EDPs) to organize their key accomplishments and future plans. To facilitate the planning process, students have opportunities to participate in job shadowing, mentorship, and Career Exposures.
Students may also choose from over 20 Career–Technical courses during junior and senior years. These courses offer college credit and career training.
Eligible juniors and seniors have the opportunity to take college courses while in high school. Students may attend U of M–Dearborn, Wayne State University, Henry Ford Community College, Monroe County Community College, or Wayne County Community College on a part–time, cooperative arrangement.
The faculty is 100% Highly Qualified and 88% have earned a Master’s Degree or higher.
The Trenton High School Athletic program sponsors twelve sports programs for both boys and girls. THS is a member of the Downriver League and also the MIHL for hockey. We have won state championships in girl’s swimming, baseball and 14 state championships in boys ice hockey. Approximately 60% of the student body participates in athletics.