About Tecumseh Public Schools

Tecumseh was one of the first settlements of the Michigan Territory, and the first in Lenawee County. It was first platted in 1824 by Musgrove Evans. Evans was deeply impressed with the culture and beliefs of the Native Americans of the area and named the settlement after the great Shawnee Chief, Tecumseh.

The original industry was celery farming. While agriculture remains an important industry, another historically notable Tecumseh business venture was Tecumseh Products, founded in 1934 by Ray Herrick. Tecumseh Products manufactures compressors, engines, pumps and electric motors for refrigeration and lawn and garden which are currently sold in 100 countries world-wide.Today Tecumseh remains a charming small town but boasts many world class opportunities and amenities.

The Tecumseh Public Schools boundaries are within Lenawee County in southeastern Michigan. The city of Tecumseh is approximately 30 miles southwest of Ann Arbor and 45 miles northwest of Toledo, Ohio. The district serves an area of about 80 square miles and includes parts of the townships of Adrian, Clinton, Franklin, Macon, Raisin, Ridgeway, and Tecumseh with student population of approximately 3,000. While historically a rural community, Tecumseh Public Schools would be classified as a middle class school district. Our classroom environments employ elements of design where communication, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking are valued. Our district sets high standards and expectations for all students by providing:

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