Manhattan High School
is a fully accredited public high school
, serving students in grades 9-12. It is part of the Unified School District No. 383. For the 2008–2009 school year, Manhattan High had an enrollment of 1,715 students.
The school is divided into two campuses. The main building is the West Campus, containing grades 10-12, while the East Campus is for ninth graders. The two campuses are approximately one mile apart.
Manhattan High School was listed by Newsweek
in 2009 and 2010 as one of the top high schools in the U.S. The school's athletic teams are referred to as the "Indians," and have won more than 40 state championships. Notable alumni of the school include , former and .
The first dedicated secondary school
in Manhattan opened in 1882 at the current site of the Manhattan High School "East Campus." The East Campus of the school consists of two limestone
buildings that are connected by a glass walkway (built in 1978). The first building (on the far right side in the accompanying photo) was opened in 1914 to replace the town's original secondary school. The second building (on the left side of the accompanying photo) was constructed in 1918 as a separate building for junior high school
students (grades 7,8, and 9).
The West Campus is a red brick building that was constructed in 1956 to be the new high school. Both of... Read More