Fort Myers High School

  • Fort Myers High School serves 1,997 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Myers High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Fort Myers High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Fort Myers High School's student population of 1,997 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,997 students
This chart display total students of Fort Myers High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Fort Myers High School
Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Fort Myers High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Fort Myers High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fort Myers High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Fort Myers High School is 0.61, 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#1079 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Fort Myers High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Myers High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Myers High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
19%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Myers High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.70
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Myers High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Fort Myers High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Myers High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Fort Myers High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Amidst the controversy surrounding President Obama's school address, learn about whether or not parents have any rights in choosing who their children's public schools invite as speakers.
Learn about the history of public schools incorporating self-contained classrooms, and whether they are right for your child.
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.