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The Manchester-Shortsville Central School District prides itself on a shared commitment towards educating our children through excellent academic programs, extra-curriculars and community involvement. It is focused on providing the skills and resources necessary to prepare students for success.

Red Jacket Schools serve more than 700 students. The district believes in a sound education for every student it serves. That belief is in line with our mission statement: We will challenge all learners and work in partnership with students, parents, and community to achieve high standards.

Red Jacket’s mission is driven by its core values that lead decision making and define behaviors for everyone within the district. Red Jacket PRIDE:

  • Partnerships
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Dignity
  • Excellence

Our Vision:

Every employee of the district plays a vital role in the success of our students. Together, we will develop and maintain the highest level of ethical and professional practice, demonstrating a culture of respect, cooperation, and pride, with care and dignity for all. With uncompromising commitment in the pursuit of excellence, we will:

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    Meet the unique needs of every student regardless of social advantage, race, or gender and ensure a safe learning environment in which all students acquire necessary foundational skills.
  • Promote healthy habits and provide challenging, real-world learning experiences.
  • Cultivate student ownership for goal-setting, learning, and citizenship by partnering with families and community groups.
  • Promote a learning environment of critical thinking, creative problem-solving, self-direction and collaboration in order to maximize each student’s ability and potential to succeed in an ever-changing, highly technical and diverse world.