Top 10 Best Lee County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 119 public schools serving 97,264 students in Lee County, FL (there are 50 private schools, serving 8,879 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Lee County, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Lee County, FL are Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School, Fort Myers Beach Elementary School and The Sanibel School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lee County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Lee County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Lee County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School
Charter School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8099 College Pkwy
Fort Myers, FL 33919
(239) 432-6767
Grades: 9-12
| 382 students
Rank: #22.
Fort Myers Beach Elementary School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2751 Oak St
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 463-6356
Grades: PK-5
| 83 students
Rank: #33.
The Sanibel School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3840 Sanibel Captiva Rd
Sanibel, FL 33957
(239) 472-1617
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Rank: #44.
Pinewoods Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11900 Stoneybrook Golf Dr
Estero, FL 33928
(239) 947-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 1,103 students
Rank: #55.
Oasis Charter Elementary School-south
Charter School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3415 Oasis Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 542-1577
Grades: K-5
| 872 students
Rank: #66.
Oasis Charter Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3507 Oasis Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 945-1999
Grades: 6-8
| 830 students
Rank: #77.
Oasis Elementary Charter School-north
Charter School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2817 Sw 3rd Ln
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(239) 283-4511
Grades: K-5
| 771 students
Rank: #88.
Cape Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4519 Vincennes Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33904
(239) 542-3551
Grades: PK-5
| 707 students
Rank: #99.
Diplomat Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1115 Ne 16th Ter
Cape Coral, FL 33909
(239) 458-0033
Grades: PK-5
| 981 students
Rank: #1010.
Heights Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15200 Alexandria Ct
Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 481-1761
Grades: PK-5
| 1,140 students
Rank: #1111.
Pine Island Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5360 Ridgewood Dr
Bokeelia, FL 33922
(239) 283-0505
Grades: PK-5
| 222 students
Rank: #1212.
Gulf Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3400 Sw 17th Pl
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 549-2726
Grades: PK-5
| 1,193 students
Rank: #1313.
Rayma C. Page Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17000 S Tamiami Trl
Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 432-2737
Grades: PK-6
| 828 students
Rank: #1414.
Three Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19600 Cypress View Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33967
(239) 267-8020
Grades: PK-5
| 1,017 students
Rank: #1515.
The Island School
Charter School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
135 First St W
Boca Grande, FL 33921
(941) 964-8016
Grades: K-5
| 67 students
Rank: #1616.
Oasis Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3519 Oasis Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 541-1167
Grades: 9-12
| 743 students
Rank: #1717.
Caloosa Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
620 Del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239) 574-3113
Grades: PK-5
| 962 students
Rank: #1818.
Three Oaks Middle School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18500 3 Oaks Pkwy
Fort Myers, FL 33967
(239) 267-5757
Grades: 6-8
| 1,066 students
Rank: #1919.
Trafalgar Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1850 Sw 20th Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(239) 283-3043
Grades: PK-5
| 895 students
Rank: #2020.
Trafalgar Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2120 Trafalgar Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(239) 283-2001
Grades: 6-8
| 988 students
Rank: #2121.
North Fort Myers High School
Magnet School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5000 Orange Grove Blvd
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
(239) 995-2117
Grades: 9-12
| 1,816 students
Rank: #2222.
Tanglewood Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1620 Manchester Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33919
(239) 936-0891
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #2323.
Pelican Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3525 Sw 3rd Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 549-4966
Grades: PK-5
| 930 students
Rank: #2424.
Bayshore Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17050 Williams Rd
North Fort Myers, FL 33917
(239) 543-3663
Grades: PK-5
| 603 students
Rank: #2525.
Cypress Lake Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8901 Cypress Lake Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33919
(239) 481-1533
Grades: 6-8
| 786 students
Rank: #2626.
Gulf Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1809 Sw 36th Ter
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 549-0606
Grades: 6-8
| 828 students
Rank: #2727.
Edison Park Creative And Expressive Arts School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2401 Euclid Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 334-6232
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
Rank: #2828.
Challenger Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
624 Trafalgar Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(239) 242-4341
Grades: 6-8
| 1,115 students
Rank: #2929.
Skyline Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
620 Sw 19th St
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(239) 772-3223
Grades: PK-5
| 971 students
Rank: #3030.
Bonita Springs Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25380 Bernwood Dr
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
(239) 992-6932
Grades: K-8
| 1,300 students
Rank: #3131.
North Fort Myers For The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1856 Arts Way
North Fort Myers, FL 33917
(239) 997-2131
Grades: PK-8
| 1,088 students
Rank: #3232.
Fort Myers High School
Magnet School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2635 Cortez Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 334-2167
Grades: 9-12
| 1,888 students
Rank: #3333.
Gateway Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13280 Griffin Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33913
(239) 768-3737
Grades: PK-5
| 803 students
Rank: #3434.
Patriot Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
711 Sw 18th St
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(239) 242-1023
Grades: PK-5
| 763 students
Rank: #3535.
Spring Creek Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25571 Elementary Way
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
(239) 947-0001
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
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Lee County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Acceleration Middle Charter School (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
3365 Seminole Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 400-1818
Grades: 6-8
| 61 students
2855 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33966
(239) 939-6310
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
380 Santa Barbara Blvd N
Cape Coral, FL 33993
(239) 574-1678
Grades: 6-12
| 39 students
17500 Church Ave
Alva, FL 33920
(239) 728-2494
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
1190 Main St
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 765-9696
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students
104 Arthur Street
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
(239) 337-8141
Grades: K-8
| 2 students
940 Tarpon St
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 826-2989
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
360 Santa Barbara Blvdn
Cape Coral, FL 33993
(239) 939-6320
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
9160 Forum Corporate Pkwy #350
Fort Myers, FL 33906
(754) 444-9210
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6740 Panther Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33919
(239) 481-2233
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1857 High St
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 334-2941
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919
(239) 489-9319
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1858 Arts Way
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
(239) 549-2726
Grades: K-5
| 312 students
2645 Cortez Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 334-2713
Grades: 9-12
| 55 students
Goodwill Life Academy (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
Charter School
5100 Tice St Ste D
Fort Myers, FL 33905
(239) 334-4434
Grades: 6-12
| 50 students
Goodwill Transition Academy (Closed 2011)
Special Education School
Charter School
3365 D Seminole
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 334-4434
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
940 Tarpon
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
(239) 333-4032
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1201 Taylor Lane Ext
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
(239) 303-2834
Grades: 9-12
| 140 students
3348 Edgewood Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 334-2235
Grades: K-8
| 97 students
3650 Michigan Ave Ste 3
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 334-4726
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
12055 Central Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 337-830
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1333 Marsh Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33905
(239) 337-1333
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students
2855 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33966
(239) 337-8178
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
235 Joel Blvd Ste A
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
(239) 674-9624
Grades: K-8
| 91 students
3650 Michigan Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(239) 334-3416
Grades: 9-12
| 87 students
Palm River Charter High School (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
2830 Winkler Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916
(229) 888-6544
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2675 Winkler Ave Ste 200
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 243-8266
Grades: 6-12
| 147 students
2515 Ortiz Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33905
(239) 332-2063
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Richard Milburn Academy (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
Charter School
3800 Evans Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 278-4774
Grades: 9-12
| 220 students
Richard Milburn Academy South (Closed 2014)
Alternative School
Charter School
9230 Brookwood Ct Bldg 7
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
(239) 949-9049
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4312 Michigan Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33905
(239) 334-3897
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3400 Sw 17th Place
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239) 549-2726
Grades: K-5
| 1,561 students
4740 S Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33907
(239) 333-0766
Grades: K-8
| 302 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lee County, FL?
The top ranked public schools in Lee County, FL include Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School, Fort Myers Beach Elementary School and The Sanibel School.
How many public schools are located in Lee County, FL?
119 public schools are located in Lee County, FL.
What percentage of students in Lee County, FL go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Lee County, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lee County, FL?
Lee County, FL public schools minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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