Welcome to Fort Myers Beach Elementary School

Fort Myers Beach is the smallest public elementary school in Lee County and is proud to be a true community school, ranked A by the District and on the Register of Historic Buildings in our area. Our  K -5 class rooms average 15 to 1 teacher ratio promoting comprehensive curriculum focused on academic rigor. These elements ensure that each student experiences a challenging and rewarding education found in private schools, but with the resources of the 33rd largest school district in the US. 


Hurricane Ian update:

Due to the damage from hurricane Ian Fort Myers Beach Elementary staff and students will be temporarily housed at San Carlos Park Elementary, located at 17282 Lee Rd. in Fort Myers.This is while the School District of Lee County works on the necessary repairs needed to reopen the school.

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Registering by Email

  • Please include your child’s full name in the subject line.
  • Due to email size limitations paperwork may be split into multiple emails.

Send registration paperwork, registration form, enrollment form and records release form to [email protected]

  • Photo ID - Anyone who registers a student must show a Photo ID
  • Birth Certificate - or copy faxed from any previous K-12 school to our office. (not from a day care or pre-school)
  • Social Security Card - (if available)
  • Health Examination (physical) - The exam must be dated within 12 months prior to registration. Not required for students transferring from any Florida public or private school unless registering a Kindergarten student. For information concerning Health Examinations.
  • Florida Certificate of Immunization - can be obtained free by taking your former state's immunization record to the Lee County Health Department, 3920 Michigan Ave., Ft. Myers, FL. Appointment is required please call 239-461-6100. For the Lee County Health Department.
  • Proof of Address (Only ONE of the following documents are required)
    • Current electric bill, water bill, cable bill or any utility bill that shows a service address.
    • Signed Lease Agreement or Statement From Landlord on their letterhead verifying occupancy. *Leases and Landlord statements may require verification. Additional documentation may be required prior to registration or change of address.
    • Homestead Exemption Card - If you have property with homestead, that is the address that MUST be used when enrolling your child.
    • If you are building a house - Mortgage Acceptance Letter including: your name, loan number, property address and a letter from the builder with an expected completion date. (The completion date and the date the child will start attending school must be within a sensible time period in relation to each other).
    • If you are buying a house - Settlement statement or mortgage acceptance letter including: your name, loan number, property address and closing date. We DO NOT accept: sales contracts, commitment letters, pre-approval letters or truth in lending statements.
    • If living with relatives or friends - A letter from them listing your name and the names of your children, stating that you are residing at their address AND a copy of ONE of the documents listed above to verify their address
  • Proof of Custody is required if child is not living with both natural parents.

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School District to Receive $51 Million for Ian Recovery
School District to Receive $51 Million for Ian Recovery
Posted on 10/02/2023
The School District of Lee County (SDLC) is honored to announce that it is set to receive $51 million in Hurricane Ian recovery dollars as part of Gov ...
Student Athlete of the Month September 2023: Kasey Morisset
Student Athlete of the Month September 2023: Kasey Morisset
Posted on 09/29/2023
In our new Lee Schools TV Student Athlete of the Month, we highlight one of our talented student athletes within our District. Our first winner is a K ...
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