Student Enrollment

Student Enrollment
Ensuring that each student achieves his/her highest personal potential

2023-2024 Student Open Enrollment

Student Open Enrollment Applications will be ONLINE in the Focus Parent Portal for middle and high school students January 17 to March 3.

Elementary school student open enrollment dates will be determined after Proximity decisions are finalized.

The Student Enrollment Office for The School District of Lee County is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM Note: Office could close sooner if lobby is at capacity as scheduled closing time nears. Office is located at 2855 Colonial Blvd.,in Fort Myers.

Registration and Enrollment paperwork can be brought to The Student Enrollment Office, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. There is a secure drop box located at the Student Enrollment Office entrance for after hours.

Inquiries, please send email to [email protected] regarding enrollment, re-enrollment, and other questions regarding registration and enrollment into a School District of Lee County public school or Lee County Virtual school.  Please include your child’s full name in the subject line of any emails you send to student enrollment. Thank you.

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Accepted for new students to the District year round.

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Student Open Enrollment

For upcoming Kindergarten, 6th and 9th graders.

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Student Open Enrollment
Eligibility Pool (Wait List)

For parents that applied during Student Open Enrollment and are on the wait list.

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Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Avoiding lengthy wait times during the Student Open Enrollment period.

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Out-of-County Student Enrollment (House Bill 7029)

Information about out-of-county student open enrollment.

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Student Enrollment Plan

Informs and guides the necessary components of enrolling students into the schools of Lee County

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Proximity Plan for Elementary Schools (School Zones)

Implementation of the new elementary assignment is currently planned for the 2023-24 School Year.

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School Zones for Middle and High School

Lee County is divided into three zones with each zone having 3 sub-zones.

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Waiver forms and processes such as second semester transfer waiver.

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Additional Information

Advanced Programs

AICE, the Arts, FGCU or IB programs offered in our middle and high schools.

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Career Academies

Multiple programs that prepare individuals for occupations important to Florida’s economic development

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Early Childhood Learning Programs

Voluntary Pre-kindergarten (VPK), Pre-kindergarten, Early Head Start and Head start

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Lee Virtual School

A structured public school within the home of each participant.

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Parents' Bill of Rights

Provides parental rights relating to a minor child's education, upbringing, and health care

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Scholarship Programs (FLDOE)

Florida provides a variety of school choice option, including six scholarship programs.

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Young Five

Students turning 5 years old between May 1st and Sept. 1st

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