The School District of Lee County



School District of Lee County is the ninth-largest district in Florida and the 32nd-largest school district in the United States*. We proudly educate over 90,000 students in grades K-12. Schools in Lee County play a key role in community life. With 12,000+ full- and part-time employees, the School District is one of the county’s largest employers, and with the District’s construction program, building new schools and renovating and expanding existing facilities, the District has been the area’s largest developer.

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At the School District of Lee County, we know that selecting the right talent for the right position is the key to the success of our employees and of our students. If you have world-class talent and believe in our mission to ensure that each student achieves his or her highest personal potential, then we want to hear from you!



The District Vision, To Be a World-Class School System, is supported by the mission, philosophy, and definition of Inclusive Schooling, established by the District Inclusion Steering Committee in 2000



Students with a wide range of abilities and diverse needs will participate in general education. These environments are interactive and stimulating, structured around principles that acknowledge and celebrate the inherent diversity in a group of similarly aged learners.


The School Board of Lee County, Florida does not discriminate nor tolerate discrimination on the basis of race (including anti-Semitism), color, ethnicity , national origin, sex , sexual orientation, gender identification, gender expression, disability (physical or mental), pregnancy, marital status, age (except as authorized by law), religion, military status, socioeconomic status, linguistic preference, genetic information, ancestry, or any other reason protected under applicable federal, state, or local law in the provision of educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title II, Title VI, and Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964 including, Title IX of the United States Education Amendments of 1972, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA), and the Florida Educational Equity Act of 1984. The School Board also provides equal access of its facilities to youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. – School Board of Lee County Policy 1.27

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The School District of Lee County recognizes that education is a “people business” and caring for people is our first concern. From selecting the right talent for the right position, union contracts, salary schedules, job descriptions, insurance, benefits and professional development, our highly qualified staff facilitates educational excellence for students.


          School District of Lee County
          2855 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers,
          FL 33966


          Phone: 239-334-1102


          Dr. Christopher Bernier was sworn in as Superintendent of Schools of the School District of Lee County on May 16, 2022. With nearly 100,000 students and 13,000+ employees, Dr. Bernier will lead the 9th largest school district in Florida and 32nd largest in the U.S. His priority as Superintendent is to lead with a student-centered philosophy and ensure that the district’s strategic plan will meet the academic and social emotional needs of our students. Dr. Bernier also plans to prioritize the district’s budget to ensure that the district is being fiscally responsible and good stewards of taxpayer dollars.

          The district’s core values will guide Dr. Bernier’s leadership:

          • Excellence
          • Integrity
          • High Expectations
          • Accountability
          • Belief in Students
          • Professionalism



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          School District of Lee County
          2855 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers,
          FL, 33966

          Telephone: 239-334-1102

          School Hours: M-F: 7:55am – 4:00pm