East Lee County High School

Public School
715 Thomas Sherwin Ave South
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
Lee County
(239) 369-2932

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School District
Lee School District



East Lee County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Lee County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 2
8 0
9 418
10 435
11 419
12 414

East Lee County High School is a public high school of the Lee School District located in Lehigh Acres, FL. It has 1,688 students in grades 7th through 12th. East Lee County High School is the 228th largest public high school in Florida and the 2,500th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,688
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 94

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East Lee County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 881
(52%)
13,124
(51%)
 Female 807
(48%)
12,424
(49%)

East Lee County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 808
(48%)
7,623
(30%)
 Black 481
(28%)
3,946
(15%)
 White 368
(22%)
13,030
(51%)
 Two or More 19
(1%)
483
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
399
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
53
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

East Lee County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,315
(78%)
12,454
(49%)
 Not Eligible 236
(14%)
10,719
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 137
(8%)
2,375
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Lee County High School is ranked 50th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Lee County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

East Lee County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 401
2006 873
2007 1599
2008 1545
2009 1568
2010 1576
2011 1698
2012 1688

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 18.2
2007 19.6
2008 17.6
2009 19.7
2010 19.9
2011 19.1
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61346633416459
2006 0.56930126002291
2007 0.60225140712946
2008 0.70485436893204
2009 0.79400510204082
2010 0.78934010152284
2011 0.83510011778563
2012 0.86018957345972

Compare East Lee County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 86.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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East Lee County High School
Lehigh Acres, FL
Public 07 - 12 1,688 18:1  
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Public 09 - 12 140 20:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 12 211 13:1 14 miles
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Public 05 - 12 61 10.2:1 14 miles
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Private KG - 12 504 16:1 15 miles
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