Fayetteville-Manlius High School is recognized as one of the best public high schools in the nation, earning a gold medal in U.S. News & World Report.
Fayetteville-Manlius is ranked Number 472 our of 31,242 public high schools across the country. Statewide, it ranks Number 51 of 1,147 high schools.
The 2014 Best High School rankings were compiled by U.S. News and the American Institutes for Research, one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world.
Schools are considered according to how well they serve all students, not just those who are planning to go to college.
To be considered for the list, schools must reach performance levels that exceed statistical expectations set by the relative level of student poverty, as measured by state accountability test scores for in reading and math.
Schools must also achieve proficiency rates on state tests for their least advantaged students and prepare students for college.
Earlier this school year, F-M was ranked second in academics in Western New York Schools by Business First magazine.
Last year, F-M received a silver medal from U.S. News & World Report.