Manual High School Empowers Students to Step into Their Greatness and Take Their Place in the World.

The Manual Difference

  • In just one year, Manual catapulted two levels on the School Performance Framework, the highest performance jump of any traditional DPS high school
  • Manual is one of only 14 DPS schools that showed ACT score increases across the board and in each area tested
  • Surveys report 91% of students are satisfied with their experience at Manual and 86% of parents would recommend Manual to other families
  • Manual is enjoying double-digit growth in proficiency and a strong increase in the number of students placing in the advanced category on the Scholastic Reading Inventory
  • Manual was selected as one of only two DPS schools to host the Harvard Teacher Fellows
  • Thirty percent of all Manual students participate in our award-winning JROTC program – the highest percentage in DPS