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What makes South Unique?

Accredited by SAC (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)
South Fort Myers High School is a comprehensive high school, which seeks to maximize all students’ post-secondary opportunities by providing educational programs which will provide the necessary courses to achieve their goals.

SFMHS has a unique 9th grade Freshman Success Academy that ensures the successful transition from middle school to high school. Grades are monitored bi-weekly by their Freshmen Success Academy teacher and students are taught organization skills resulting in improved academic performance. During the spring, students are introduced to the various career academies SFMHS offers. This academy also provides all 9th graders the unique opportunity to earn industry certifications in the Microsoft Office Suites.

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination): is a program that focuses on students in the academic middle with potential, who would benefit from support while taking advanced course work. To be in AVID, an application and interview must be completed.



Advanced Placement Course Offerings:

AP American History

AP Biology

AP Calculus

AP Chemistry

AP English Language and Composition
AP English Literature and Composition

AP Environmental Science
AP Human Geography
AP Macroeconomics

AP Psychology

AP Spanish

AP United States Government 
AP World History

South Fort Myers High provides college preparatory courses: which includes honors level and Advanced Placement. In addition, students may also take advantage of dual enrollment and early admissions opportunities at Edison College and Florida Gulf Coast University and earn college credits.

J.R.O.T.C. : SFMHS is in the top 8% of JROTC programs through-out the nation and the largest in Lee County. Out of our total school enrollment of 1900 students, we have 400 enrolled in Leadership.

Comprehensive Academy High School: Most students at South Fort Myers High School take advantage of the numerous career academies available to them. These academies enable our graduates to enter the job market with marketable skills and competencies that are required by today’s industries and businesses. SFMHS offers five unique academies. Many of our academies offer certification upon completion of the third year of the academy. Students are able to finish their high school careers with advanced knowledge of potential majors. The academies include:

Building Construction and Design Academy: Construction Technology, Drafting and Architecture

Business Academy: Digital Design and Finance

Public Service Academy: Journalism, TV Production, Yearbook, Fire Fighting, Criminal Justice

Military Science/Leadership Academy: JROTC

Automotive and Engineering Technology Academy: Automotive and Pre-Engineering

Medical Academy: Allied Health Assistant, CNA, Electrocardiograph Aide & Veterinary Assistant

South High Produces Results!

Scholarships Awarded to Class of 2014:


Last year's: $5,837,960

Large drop in Bright Futures from 2013 to 2014 because of increased test score requirements.

Florida Bright Futures Scholarships:

2013 2014
$763,62 $213,936
2013 2014
$5,074,328 $5,180,156

Post Secondary Plans of SFMHS Graduates for Class of 2014:

Four Year College/University: 56.9%
Two Year College: 14.3%
Technical/Trade School: 11.6%
Military: 7.7%
Other: 9.5%

Vision of The School District of Lee County: To be a world-class school system.


Mission of The School District of Lee County: To ensure that each student achieves his/her highest personal potential

Motto of SFMHS: Building Tomorrow by Educating Today.


Vision of SFMHS: To inspire students to be life-long learners through rigor and relevance.

Mission of SFMHS: To prepare all students to successfully enter the world of work and/or further their education by challenging them with rigorous academic and technical studies.


Why the Wolf Pack? According to Indian lore, the wolf provided guidance on earth. Known as the Pathfinder, the wolf gave direction concerning the paths to choose in life and guidance in ways to leading a good life.

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