Our District

Our District
Our Vision is to be a World Class School System

Front of Lee County Public Education Center building

School District of Lee County is the ninth-largest district in Florida and the 32nd-largest school district in the United States*. We proudly educate over 90,000 students in grades K-12. Our District is a model for others in the state and nation - from our Microsoft Certified High School (Dunbar High) to our National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (The Sanibel School) to one of the top IB High Schools in the world (Fort Myers High.)

While the unprecedented growth we've experienced the past few years has slowed, families are still moving to our area. The reason is simple, Lee County's 645,000+ residents live and work in an attractive environment. Exotic trees and plants flourish in the subtropical climate, and local waterways support a host of fish, birds and other animals. There are beautiful waterfronts everywhere.

Schools in Lee County play a key role in community life. With 12,000+ full- and part-time employees, the School District is one of the county's largest employers, and with the District's construction program, building new schools and renovating and expanding existing facilities, the District has been the area's largest developer.

We hope your visit to our Web site is an enjoyable one, welcome!

*Source: National Center for Education Statistics


List of our Departments in the District based off the District's Organizational Chart

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District Staff Directory

View or search a list of staff members located at the Lee County Public Education Center.

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Advertising with the District

Naming rights for stadiums, gynasiums and theaters and/or advertise on the District website

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Change for Change

Site dedicated to the changes happening at schools with the half cent investment in education

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Community Flyers (PeachJar)

Environmentally friendly way to notify our families of community opportunities.

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Fast Facts

Quick Facts pertaining to our District such as number of schools, enrollment numbers, budget and base teacher salaries

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Florida Value-Added Model (VAM)

Fiscal transparency tool that identifies public schools and districts with high academic achievement.

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Media Relations

Under Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, the public (media, community members) is given access to government records

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Public Records

Under Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, the public (media, community members) is given access to government records

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