Moving to Lee County

Moving to Lee County

Family packing boxes for move

Relocating to a new area is always a challenge. The School District of Lee County's Recruitment Department is here to assist you every step of the way to ensure a smooth transition for you and your family.

 

The School District of Lee County Salary Information

The School District of Lee County Salary Information

Instructional Salary Calculator - Starting salary calculator for instructional staff

Salary Schedules - Salary information for instructional staff, non-instructional staff, and administrators.

Teacher/Support Staff Association Information (Union) - Teacher and support staff collective bargaining information.

Lee County Housing Information

Lee County Housing Information

Rent: Median (50th Percentile) Rent Prices in Cape Coral-Fort Myers

  • 1 Bedroom: $1,063
  • 2 Bedroom: $1,337
  • 3 Bedroom: $1,741

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $345,000

Cost of Living Calculator: Payscale.com Cost of Living Comparison

Home Buying Resources

Lee County Real Estate- Search via Realtor.com

Teachers Can Buy Homes- Home buying program exclusively designed to support Lee County School District Employees

Suncoast Schools Credit Union- Personalized Mortgage and Realty Services

Rental Resources

Lee County Rentals- Search via Realtor.com

Apartment Search- Search via Apartment.com

Map of Lee County

Map of Lee County

Located on Florida's Southwest Coast, Lee County offers more than 50 miles of sandy beaches.

Several major cities are within a reasonable distance:

  • 90 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL
  • 100 miles to Tampa, FL
  • 120 miles to Miami, FL
  • 135 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 255 miles to Jacksonville, FL

Lee County's Public Schools are divided into three geographically divided zones: East Zone, South Zone, and West Zone.

(See Communities Below)

Lee County broken up into three zones

List of schools by zone

 

Get Connected

Community Resources

Banking

In addition to all of the major banks, Suncoast Credit Union provides community banking service to over 900,000 Floridians. 

Suncoast Credit Union: 1800-999-5887
https://www.suncoastcreditunion.com/

 

Cable/Internet

Comcast / Xfinity: 1800-266-2278
https://www.xfinity.com/

CenturyLink: (239) 201-2305
https://www.centurylink.com/

 

Electric

Florida Power and Light (FPL): 1800-226-3545
https://www.fpl.com/account/moving.html

Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC): 1800-599-2356
https://www.lcec.net/

 

Transportation

LeeTran: (239) 533-8726
https://www.leegov.com/leetran

Southwest Florida International Airport: (239) 590-4800
https://www.flylcpa.com/

 

Voter Registration

Lee County Elections: (239) 533-8683
https://www.lee.vote/Voter-Resources/How-do-I-register-to-Vote

Learn More About the Communities in Lee County

East Lee County (Alva, Buckingham, Gateway, and Lehigh Acres)

East Lee County

Welcome to Lehigh Acres sign

The eastern part of Lee County is comprised of the following distinct communities: Alva, Buckingham, Gateway, and Lehigh Acres. 

Lee County Housing Information

Rent: Average per month: $1,305 

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $345,000

  • 1 Bedroom: $1,063
  • 2 Bedroom: $1,337
  • 3 Bedroom: $1,741

Cost of Living CalculatorPayscale.com Cost of Living Comparison

 

East Lee County Housing Comparison

 Alva

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $352,000

Buckingham

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $450,000

Gateway

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $354,000

Lehigh Acres

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $274,000

 

Additional Links:

East Lee County Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in East Lee CountyYelp

South Lee County (Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos, and Sanibel Island)

South Lee County

Picture of Welcome to Fort Myers Beach Sign 

The southern part of Lee County is comprised of the following distinct communities: Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos, and Sanibel Island. 

Lee County Housing Information

Rent: Average per month: $1,305

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $345,000

  • 1 Bedroom: $1,063

  •  2 Bedroom: $1,337

  • 3 Bedroom: $1,741

Cost of Living CalculatorPayscale.com Cost of Living Comparison

 

South Lee County Housing Comparison

 Bonita Springs

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $500,000

Estero

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $462,000

Fort Myers

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $300,000

Fort Myers Beach

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $485,000

San Carlos

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $301,000

Sanibel Island

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $912,000

 

Additional Links:

Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in Bonita Springs- Yelp

Estero

Estero Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in EsteroYelp

Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce

Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in Fort Myers- Yelp

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach- Yelp

San Carlos 

San Carlos Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in San CarlosYelp

Sanibel

Sanibel Island Chamber of Commerce

Things to do on Sanibel IslandYelp

West Lee County (Cape Coral, North Fort Myers, and Pine Island)

West Lee County

Image Welcome to Cape Coral sign 

The western part of Lee County is comprised of the following distinct communities: Cape Coral, North Fort Myers, and Pine Island. 

Lee County Housing Information

Rent: Average per month: $1,305 

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $345,000

  • 1 Bedroom: $1,063
  • 2 Bedroom: $1,337
  • 3 Bedroom: $1,741

Cost of Living CalculatorPayscale.com Cost of Living Comparison

 

West Lee County Housing Comparison

 Cape Coral

HomeMedian Sold Home Price: $363,000

North Fort Myers

Home: Median Sold Home Price: $292,000

Pine Island

Home: Median Listing Home Price: $274,000

 

Additional Links:

Cape Coral

Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in Cape Coral- Yelp

North Fort Myers

North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce

Things to do in North Fort MyersYelp

Pine Island

Pine Island Chamber of Commerce

Things to do on Pine IslandYelp

* The above links are provided as a resource and/or for informational purposes. The School District of Lee County does not guarantee or endorse the accuracy of external websites.