Welcome to Manual

duPont Manual provides a dynamic, interdisciplinary, diverse learning community that focuses on rigorous academic, technical, and artistic college-preparatory magnet programs. At duPont Manual, we are proud of our continuing excellence, diversity, and tradition. Our historic school building is bustling with a dedicated staff and over 1,800 dynamic students.

duPont Manual, in a cooperative effort among faculty, staff, parents, students and the greater community will:

  • Nurture and sustain academic excellence for all students
  • Provide diversified instruction to meet the needs of all learning styles
  • Recognize multiple-giftedness
  • Educate beyond the classroom walls through foreign/ domestic travel, project-driven research activities, community leadership, career pathways, performance and service.

Manual News

Registration dates for 2017-18:

August 2 Sophomores 8:00-9:00 A-L
9:30-10:30 M-Z
Juniors 12:00-12:45 A-L
12:45-1:30 M-Z
Seniors 2:00-2:45 A-L
2:45-3:30 M-Z
August 3 Freshmen 8:00-9:00 A-F
9:30-10:30 G-L
12:00-1:00 M-R
1:30-2:30 S-Z

Summer Assignments


Summer Reading Recommendations for all Manual English classes
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AP Seminar
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AP Research
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MST Algebra 2
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AP Chemistry
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AP 3D Art
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AP Studio
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Drawing/Painting III
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Honor the Past


Empower the Present


Ensure the Future