The Fayetteville-Manlius School District is located in the eastern suburbs of the city of Syracuse.
Since it was formed, the district has been led by six superintendents. This remarkable consistency of leadership has allowed the district to achieve the nationally-recognized success in academics, athletics and the arts that is its hallmark.
The district proudly shares and celebrates the differences in all students while striving to ensure that all students and staff feel like an integral part of the school family. As a district, Fayetteville-Manlius is constantly striving to find ways to improve and increase student results.
All members of the school community are united under the district’s vision and mission statements and work together to meet and exceed state standards for academic success while encouraging students to become responsible and productive citizens.
The district serves more than 4,200 students enrolled in three elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.
District Vision Statement
Our vision as a school community is to inspire students and promote personal success.
District Mission Statement
Our mission is to build on our commitment to academic excellence with a focus on authentic learning experiences, civic responsibility, and innovative programs. We will accomplish this in an environment that fosters meaningful relationships, honors and affirms the diverse identities and experiences of our students, supports the overall wellness of each student, and promotes continuous improvement in each of the district priority areas: teaching and learning; school environment; service learning and community partnerships; and fiscal capacity and responsibility.
District Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment where all members feel included, respected, valued, and connected by affirming individual identities, fostering relationships, and recognizing diversity as an asset for teaching and learning.
More information is available on the F-M Diversity, Equity and Inclusion web page.
On May 17, 2022, voters approved a budget of $98,930,930 for the 2022-23 school year.
The district employs a total of 721 employees.
- 371 teachers and nurses
- 150 assistants and aides
- 34 clerical staff
- 55 transportation staff
- 40 custodians and cleaners
- 37 food service workers
- 18 administrators
- 16 maintenance and building/grounds employees
The district maintains 10 buildings with a total of 784,770 square feet of space. Total district property includes 333 acres with 35 acres of playing fields.
F-M buses travel about 780,460 total miles annually.
The buses are dispatched in 37 routes to cover students in the 42.73-square-mile school district, plus 13 routes to stops outside the district.