Mr. Darryl Farmer - Principal
Welcome to duPont Manual High School where excellence and commitment to learning has been a long-standing tradition. Recently, we have been named one of “America’s Best Schools” by Newsweek magazine. Our current ranking is 62nd in the nation! We create an outstanding learning environment through the efforts of our excellent student body, a committed and caring staff, supportive parents, and a community that values education. Manual High School offers students the opportunity to experience unlimited personal and academic growth while participating in a variety of specialized magnet courses.
DuPont Manual-The Magnet High School-offers motivated students the opportunity to combine strong academics with specialized instruction in one of five component areas; High School University, Visual Arts, Journalism + Communication, Youth Performing Arts, and Mathematics/Science/Technology. The Advance Program is also available for eligible students. Through a working relationship with the University of Louisville, qualified students in all programs may take college courses for credit while attending Manual.
Our students have traditionally demonstrated high standards of performance in academics, activities, and behavior.
Manual High School is a nationally acknowledged school for student academic success. We have been a recognized
U.S. School of Excellence since 1991.
In addition, Manual students continue to top district, state, and national
statistics in test scores, number of scholarship recipients, and number of National Merit Scholars. Our staff
“professionals teaching professional skills to students” work diligently to
assist our students in reaching their full
I hope you enjoy visiting our Web page. I think you will see there
is no experience like the Manual experience. If you have any questions,
feel free to call me at 485-8241