South Fort Myers High School

14020 Plantation Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33912
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,854 students in grades 9-12, South Fort Myers High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 88% (Top 50% in FL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Fort Myers High School's student population of 1,854 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,854 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
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School Rankings

South Fort Myers High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Fort Myers 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#3476 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
52%
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26%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
59%
36%
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Black
20%
21%
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White
18%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of South Fort Myers High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Fort Myers High School's ranking?
South Fort Myers High School is ranked #3476 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are South Fort Myers High School often compared to?
South Fort Myers High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Estero High School, Cypress Lake High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Fort Myers High School?
The graduation rate of South Fort Myers High School is 88%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend South Fort Myers High School?
1,854 students attend South Fort Myers High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of South Fort Myers High School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 18% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Fort Myers High School?
South Fort Myers High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does South Fort Myers High School offer ?
South Fort Myers High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is South Fort Myers High School part of?
South Fort Myers High School is part of Lee School District.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day Back to School for Students
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break
March 17, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day for Students
May 30, 2025 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 88% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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