East Lee County High School

715 Thomas Sherwin Ave S
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
East Lee County High School serves 2,027 students in grades 9-12.
East Lee County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

East Lee County High School's student population of 2,027 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,027 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of East Lee County High School
Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

East Lee County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of East Lee County High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3259 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
60%
33%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
16%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.70
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Graduation Rate
80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Lee County High School is Palm Acres Charter High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Veterans Park Academy For The Arts (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mirror Lakes Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lehigh Acres Mirror Lakes Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,104 student
    1.0 miles
    525 Charwood Ave S
    Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
    (239) 369-2200
    1 PK-5 1,104
  • Lehigh Acres Veterans Park Academy For The Arts Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,655 student
    3.1 miles
    49 Homestead Rd S
    Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
    (239) 303-3003
    3.1 PK-8 1,655
  • Lehigh Acres Lehigh Acres Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,324 student
    3.2 miles
    104 Arthur Ave
    Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
    (239) 369-6108
    3.2 6-8 1,324
  • Lehigh Acres Lehigh Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,220 student
    3.6 miles
    200 Schoolside Dr
    Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
    (239) 369-2477
    3.6 PK-5 1,220
  • Lehigh Acres G. Weaver Hipps Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 807 students
    4.3 miles
    1200 Homestead Rd N
    Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
    (239) 368-7042
    4.3 PK-5 807

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