We will challenge all learners and work in partnership with students, parents, and community to achieve high standards.
General Information About Our School
Manchester -Shortsville Central School, also known as Red Jacket, is a progressive school district located 30 miles southeast of Rochester at New York State Thruway Exit #43, in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. The Thruway exit near the geographic center of the school district provides easy access to the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and the cities of Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo.
The District includes a K-5 elementary building and a 6-8 middle school and 9-12 high school on a centralized campus. Recognizing the changing nature of education and the need to utilize modern research, technology and learning theory, Manchester-Shortsville is committed to a strong and active program of staff development encouraging professional growth.
Red Jacket draws its students primarily from the villages of Manchester and Shortsville. These villages, in central Ontario County, are located near the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake with its beautiful parks and recreation facilities.
To contact us:
1506 State Route #21, Shortsville, NY 14548
(585) 289-3927 (district office)
Number of Students 898
Students with Disabilities 101
Number of Teachers 86
Number of Support Staff 72
Average Class Size
grades K-3 21
grades 4-6 19
grades 7-8 20
grades 9-12 18
District is 25 Square Miles
* All K-5 students are transported
* High School students beyond 1.5 miles are transported
Number of Students Bused 821
Number of Buses 22
Number of Walkers 77
Red Jacket Central to thee we hail;
Our pride and glory in thee will not fail.
Hope and courage to us you bring;
Our Alma Mater, to thee we sing.
And though we leave your guiding ways;
Your teachings lead us through our days.
As we look up to the red and white;
Red Jacket Central, our shining light.