In the U.S. News and World Report May issue, Manchester
High School received national recognition and earned a Bronze Award.
Schools are ranked based on their performance on state required assessments and
how well they prepare students for college.
A four-step process is used to determine the Best High
Schools. Step 1 – determine whether each school’s students were
performing better than statistically expected for students in that state.
Step 2 – Determine whether the historically underserved students – black,
Hispanic, and low-income – performed at or better than the state average.
Step 3 – Schools are required to meet or surpass a benchmark for their
graduation rate. Step 4 – College-readiness performance – measure which
school produced the best college-level achievement for the highest percentages
of their students.
Students attending Manchester High School have the opportunity to participate in college level classes and earn not only high school credit but college credit as well during their high school years.
Manchester High School is very happy to be recognized for
what we are doing and it is an honor to be recognized by the U.S. News.
Our staff members and students work very hard and it is nice to get the
recognition we deserve. Manchester Local School District has the support
of the community and parents making our success a team effort. The
elementary, junior high, and high school work together to prepare students for academic
Dr. Dana Pollock, Ed.D
Manchester Middle/High School