Heights Elementary School

15200 Alexandria Ct
Fort Myers, FL 33908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Heights Elementary School serves 1,188 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Heights Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Heights Elementary School's student population of 1,188 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,188 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Heights Elementary 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 Heights Elementary 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
#965 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
33%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
53%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Heights Elementary School is Cypress Lake High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lexington Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harlem Heights Community Charter School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Myers Harlem Heights Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-3 | 51 students
    0.3 miles
    15570 Hagie Dr
    Fort Myers, FL 33908
    (239) 482-7706
    0.3 K-3 51
  • Fort Myers Lexington Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,106 student
    1.5 miles
    16351 Summerlin Rd
    Fort Myers, FL 33908
    (239) 454-6130
    1.5 6-8 1,106
  • Fort Myers Cypress Lake High School Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,703 student
    2.1 miles
    6750 Panther Ln
    Fort Myers, FL 33919
    (239) 481-2233
    2.1 9-12 1,703
  • Fort Myers Cypress Lake Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 849 students
    2.3 miles
    8901 Cypress Lake Dr
    Fort Myers, FL 33919
    (239) 481-1533
    2.3 6-8 849
  • Fort Myers Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
    3.2 miles
    8099 College Pkwy
    Fort Myers, FL 33919
    (239) 432-6767
    3.2 9-12 396

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