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Recruitment Event

Hiring managers from Fort Myers Middle, G. Weaver Hipps Elementary, and Manatee Elementary will be on-site interviewing and hiring for the current school year!

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Kindergarten Pre-Registration

EXTENDED! Pre-Register for 2023-2024 school year now through JANUARY 27, 2023 via your Focus Parent Portal!

Mental Health and Wellness Portal

Suicide Prevention

Suicidal thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous. Having suicidal thoughts does not mean someone is weak or flawed. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Weather Watch Alert

Hurricane Ian Recovery

Our world was turned upside down when Hurricane Ian made landfall on our coast. But today we are still standing, rebuilding our lives and growing stronger as a community.

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Amanecer Elementary will be the District’s first Cambridge Primary Center

Amanecer Elementary will be the District’s first Cambridge Primary Center

As a Cambridge Primary Center, the school will provide Cambridge curriculum to help students develop deep subject knowledge, conceptual understanding and higher order thinking skills.

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District Honors School Related Employee of the Year

District Honors School Related Employee of the Year

Congratulations, James Busscher has been selected as the 2023 School Related Employee of the Year. Busscher is the Building Supervisor at Franklin Park Elementary School.

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Personal

Out of high regard for diversity and individuality, we seek to understand unique perspectives. We provide choices, personalize experiences, listen and support and are trustworthy and fair.

Passionate

We are devoted to our mission of helping students reach their highest personal potentials. We inspire greatness, believe in our students, are enthusiastic about our successes and are bold and resilient.

Progressive

We are a visionary school system pursuing educational excellence and making a positive impact in our world every day. We listen to new ideas, try new things, recognize trends and adapt quickly.

95K+Students
120Schools
13K+Employees
88.5%Graduation Rate

Our Vision

is to be a World-Class School System

Our Mission

is to ensure that each student achieves his/her highest personal potential