About Us

District Overview

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 Mission Statement

The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District’s mission is to respect and realize the aspirations our school community has for its children. The district is strengthened by enduring characteristics and core values that embrace academic excellence, positive school environment, supportive community partnerships, and a commitment to fiscal responsibility.

The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District’s vision is to provide excellence in education for all students.

District Facts


For the 2017-18 school year, the district’s total budget is $79,619,741.


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.

Student Transportation

F-M buses travel a total of 780,463 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.