South Fort Myers High School

14020 Plantation Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33912
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Fort Myers High School serves 2,040 students in grades 9-12.
South Fort Myers 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 44% (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 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Fort Myers High School's student population of 2,040 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,040 students
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Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

South Fort Myers 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 South Fort Myers High School is 0.64, 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
#2909 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
33%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
26%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.70
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Graduation Rate
91%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
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 South Fort Myers High School is Island Park High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Six Mile Charter Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Myers Six Mile Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 977 students
    0.3 miles
    6851 Lancer Ave
    Fort Myers, FL 33912
    (239) 768-9375
    0.3 K-8 977
  • Fort Myers Villas Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 862 students
    2.5 miles
    8385 Beacon Blvd
    Fort Myers, FL 33907
    (239) 936-3776
    2.5 PK-5 862
  • Fort Myers Island Park High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 304 students
    2.6 miles
    16520 S Tamiami Trail Ste 190
    Fort Myers, FL 33908
    (239) 204-5965
    2.6 9-12 304
  • Fort Myers Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
    2.7 miles
    8099 College Pkwy
    Fort Myers, FL 33919
    (239) 432-6767
    2.7 9-12 396
  • Fort Myers Rayma C. Page Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 821 students
    3.1 miles
    17000 S Tamiami Trl
    Fort Myers, FL 33908
    (239) 432-2737
    3.1 PK-5 821

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