Avg. test scores 1%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 18%
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Fort Myers school information

IndexFort MyersFloridaNational
Average Test Scores49%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools423,38879,221
Total private schools221,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools74667,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fort Myers are 1% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Fort Myers
  • 76.9% of people in Fort Myers have completed 8th grade
  • 75.5% of people in Fort Myers have completed high school
  • 25.0% of people in Fort Myers have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fort Myers

      IndexFort MyersFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade76.9%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school75.5%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college52.2%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.0%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.0%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters9.5%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.7%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

      Fort Myers, FL School Districts

      • Lee County School District

      There are a total of 42 public schools, 22 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Fort Myers. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Myers, FL schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Fort Myers, FL, an average of 76.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cypress Lake, FL11,65691%89.1%
      Sanibel, FL7,04490%86.0%
      Fort Myers Beach, FL6,80165%35.1%
      Estero, FL30,47064%32.0%
      Gateway, FL9,69962%27.8%
      Fort Myers, FL71,05149%0.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Temple, TX71,13842%13.4%
      Lafayette, IN71,24949%2.1%
      Gulfport, MS71,26549%2.2%
      Ellicott City, MD70,78066%37.1%
      Framingham, MA70,74341%15.3%
      Fort Myers, FL71,05149%0.8%
      Source: The Fort Myers, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.