Fort Myers High School in Fort Myers, FL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,896
  • Type
    Public, Magnet, Coed
  • Reviews
    483 4.0
  • Ranking

Fort Myers High School is a public, magnet, coed school in Fort Myers, Florida. It has 1,896 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 78% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 483 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2635 Cortez Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 334-2167

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 483 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are so many extracurriculars, and even if you can't find one that perfectly suits your needs, you can create your own!
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The music boosters at my school make my high school experience awesome. They truly care about each student like we are their own. They want to see us succeed and will go to great lengths to help us do that.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Some teachers go above and beyond everyday. However, many also do the bare minimum to just get by. They seem to cancel each other out.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: The school has a wide variety of clubs and organizations for a variety of student interests.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Fort High School provides ample opportunities for growth. I enjoyed being active in school organizations and having conversations with the faculty about non-course related issues. These are part of the reasons, I would choose this school again.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Dunbar High School 3 mi. 1,157
3.66 North Fort Myers High School 3 mi. 1,608
3.00 Cypress Lake High School 6 mi. 1,472
2.66 South Fort Myers High School 6 mi. 1,826
3.00 Cape Coral High School 6 mi. 1,658

Around Fort Myers High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Fort Myers High School United States Florida Cape Coral High School Cypress Lake High School Dunbar High School North Fort Myers High School South Fort Myers High School
White 64.0% 51.0% 40.9% 51.0% 53.0% 17.0% 74.0% 38.0%
Hispanic 14.0% 25.0% 30.0% 31.0% 21.0% 31.0% 16.0% 36.0%
African American 13.0% 15.0% 22.9% 10.0% 20.0% 47.0% 4.0% 19.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 2.6% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.2% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.6%
Grade 10 26.7%
Grade 11 25.7%
Grade 12 22.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 66 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 22% Very well rounded, something for everyone!
  • 16% The IB program
  • 15% Theatre, music and choir program - and sports
  • 14% The teachers are great
  • 13% Encouraging place to learn n express oneself
  • 10% Pushes you to do better
  • 9% A "family" unit.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 25% Pressure students receive to do the IB programme
  • 23% Shorts cannot be worn
  • 13% Food.
  • 12% Limited diversity in types of people you will meet
  • 10% The hallways are crowded; and confusing
  • 7% Special treatment for those in the IB
  • 5% IB is very stressful.
  • 5% Disciplinary Actions

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 52 responses

  • 38% Tradition and pride
  • 35% The IB progam
  • 25% Everything. Especially great sports teams and IB.
  • 2% We are encouraged to participate in all activities

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 37% Tradition
  • 18% Family
  • 14% Quality Education
  • 12% Fort Myers has something for everyone.
  • 10% IB is a great program. You WILL learn ALOT!
  • 8% Involvement

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 31% Don't let ANYONE pressure you into doing IB
  • 19% Don't listen to rumors, especially about IB.
  • 19% School spirit is big
  • 17% Get involved.
  • 11% There is a no tolerance policy for bullying, drug.
  • 3% No matter how you are treated you are just as good

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 38% I love everything about this school.
  • 57% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.