Welcome to Cadillac Area Public Schools

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    CAPS boasts a long-standing tradition of successfully preparing students.
    Education is a continuous process in which students can learn through
    the shared responsibility of students, staff, parents, and the community.      
    It is essential that the school district provides a diversified curriculum through which each student will achieve his/her potential academically, emotionally, physically, and socially.
    Each student will be a productive, self-reliant, and responsible member of our changing global society. 

    Follow this link to learn about the programs that are offered to support students.


Little Vikings Pre-School & Elementary Education

  • Little Vikings Preschool provides 5-star pre-school programming for children three and four years old at one location. Before and after school care at CAPS Clubhouse available from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Three elementary schools serve kindergarten through fifth-grade students where they enjoy learning opportunities in academics and the arts, building a foundation for success.  CAPS Clubhouse at the Viking Learning Center offers before and after school care for students.

    Children playing with LEGO

Cadillac Innovation High School

  • Cadillac Innovation High School offers a smaller individualized high school experience. CIHS is located on the campus of Baker College of Cadillac.

    2019 CIHS Graduation

Mackinaw Trail Middle School

  • Mackinaw Trail Middle School serves sixth, seventh and eighth grade students with academic, social and emotional programming as they prepare for their high school experience.
    Mackinaw Trail Middle School

Cadillac High School

  • Cadillac High School located on beautiful Lake Cadillac. The complex is currently being updated and expanded.

    Students receive a wide variety of enrichment opportunities with a personalized approach to learning including: traditional, blended and virtual educational programs.

    CHS Hat Toss at Graduation