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Fort Myers High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,921
Best High School in Florida
#29
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District LEE
Type Public
 Phone (239)334-2167
 Location 2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL 33901
Charter School No

Fort Myers High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 29th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Fort Myers High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White63.2%1,215
Black14.7%283
Hispanic14.7%282
Asian Pacific4.9%94
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.4%47

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 24.4%

31% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 115th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman474
Sophomore453
Junior504
Senior490
Total1,921

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
Florida Median86%
Percentile98%
White98%
Black80% to 89%*
Hispanic95% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 66th in Florida

Students at Fort Myers High School scored an average 66% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 14.9% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls57%82%
Boys52%75%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*90% or more*
Black25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
Hispanic50% to 54%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial--
White62%87%
With Disabilites40% to 44%*40% to 44%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1086

The average SAT score for Fort Myers High School students in 2014 was 1086.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 68th in Florida

734 out of 994 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (74%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 15% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 111st in Florida

Fort Myers High School offers 14 AP courses. 36 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Fort Myers High School had 278 taking AP exams with a 83 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 30% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 36% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 30%
AP Courses Offered 14

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Fort Myers High School
2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL
33901
(239)334-2167

10 out of 10 1

District

LEE
FORT MYERS, FL