Fayetteville-Manlius Senior High School is a top rated, public school located in Manlius, NY. It has 1,428 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
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Fayetteville-Manlius Senior High School Reviews
While FM High School seems like a good school on the surface, it has several issues underneath. It has an incredibly competitive atmosphere, where if you're not in honors classes, you're considered a failure. Also, they don't care about you unless you're either a genius or on a sports team. We have an unreasonably high amount of homework, which has a negative impact on students' health. Next, the majority of students don't have a lunch. They give us a "choice" of either a lunch or a class that we are actually interested in. Finally, as others have said, there is a lack of diversity at the school, but it also goes much deeper than that. There is a hidden racism issue. Students of color are discriminated against in sports, and also bullied by their caucasian peers. The administration ignores that this is happening, and sometimes even makes it worse.
The only major issue I had was that if I didn't go out of my way to explain a problem I was having with the coursework or something in my home life that was hindering my performance, the staff could often not think of it. I think that often this would happen because the staff would be focussed on the seniors over the rest of the school. For the most part, though, I could find teachers and counselors that cared about how I was doing and tried to help make the challenges of school less cumbersome where they could. It was rather difficult for the semesters that I could not find that understanding from others. The classes themselves set me up very well for college, even the regents level courses.
Fayetteville-Manlius High School values the education of its kids, as well as the values that are incorporated in us. We hold assemblies that inform us about the harmfulness of drugs and also those that teach us about diversity. There is also an annual Dance Marathons that raises money for Camp Good Days, sending kids with cancer to a happy few days at camp. The teachers at school may be strict but nice and the students are very friendly. Everything is good other than the school food, which I think is really overpriced.