Lee County High SchoolsLee County has 13 high schools with over 20,000 students and a graduation rate of 72 percent. Many offer advanced placement courses, dual enrollment, honors courses, the AVID program, and the University of Cambridge’s AICE program. Unique programs include visual and performing arts at Cape Coral; animation and game development academy at North Fort Myers; and advanced technology certifications at Dunbar. Dunbar is the first high school in the country to offer Microsoft certification.
- A rating: 31 percent of schools
- B: 38 percent
- C: 31 percent
Collier County has nine schools with almost 13,000 students enrolled and a graduation rate of 78 percent. Many schools offer advanced placement courses, dual enrollment, honors courses, the AVID program, and the University of Cambridge’s AICE program. Among 12 alternative learning programs are architecture and engineering at Naples High; and a medical and sports and entertainment academy at Gulf High. Collier County also has an early admissions program that allows students to attend Florida Gulf Coast University as a full-time university student at no cost to the student.
- A rating: 67 percent of schools
- B: 22 percent
- C: 11 percent
Charlotte County has four high schools with over 5,000 students enrolled and a graduation rate of 79 percent. Charlotte offers advanced placement and dual enrollment opportunities which are available to Florida Southwestern State College, the State College of Florida, and the Charlotte Technical Center. The Academy is an alternative high school program that specializes in helping students map out a personalized plan to complete the requirements for a high school diploma.
- A rating: 25 percent of schools
- B: 75 percent
Hendry County has two high schools with 1,879 students and a graduation rate of 74 percent. Clewiston High and Labelle High have strong athletic programs that competitive statewide. LaBelle offers two vocational programs in Health Academy and Dream Weaver while Clewiston High provides Advance Placement courses, links for scholarships, and is SACS certified.
- C rating: 100 percent of schools
Glades County has one middle school, Moore Haven Junior, and one high school, Moore Haven Senior High. Moore Haven Junior and Moore Haven Senior High work together and operate as one school which goes from 7th-12th grade level. Within this school district, almost 800 students are enrolled with a graduation rate of 65 percent. Extra-curricular activities include an academic team, band, and a Spanish club.
- A rating: 100 percent of schools