FSWC – Lee


Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High – Lee is a learning community in which all members have something to learn and something valuable to teach. We believe that children, parents, and teachers are mutually responsible for achieving educational goals. Parents take an active role in preparing their child’s ‘GOLD’ Academic plan – the Goal Oriented Learning Document. Teachers support the goals of each student through personalized attention and individualized instruction. The curriculum and structure of Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High continually reinforces the core values of responsibility, respect and character.

The Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High Education:

Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High will begin with a freshman class of 100 students, adding a new freshman class over four years to reach a maximum of 400 students in grades 9 through 12. Students will always enjoy small class sizes and individualized attention. Teachers are free to develop differentiated instruction to address the various learning styles of their students.

Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School curriculum emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). A strong liberal arts foundation enables critical thinking, reading and writing throughout the curriculum. Florida SouthWestern Collegiate students learn through hands-on activities in project – based inquiry labs.
The FSWCHS – Lee education will reinforce education essentials throughout the students course work so students will have a strong foundation of knowledge on which to expand.

Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High students follow an honors level curriculum, enabling students to graduate with a high school diploma and associates degree simultaneously. Students are transitioned into college level course work gradually, taking their entire freshman and sophomore classes within the high school on the Florida SouthWestern State Lee Campus. High school juniors and seniors enjoy dual enrollment at Florida SouthWestern State College. All students complete a senior capstone project prior to graduation.

Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High, like all public schools, is funded by the State of Florida. Tuition and textbooks are provided by the State of Florida even when students are enrolled in college level courses!

Extra Curricular Activities

  • National Honor Society
  • A Team
  • Student Government
  • Activities will be driven by student interest

Governing Board:

Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School – Lee Campus will be the first collegiate high school in Lee County. The Florida SouthWestern State College Board of Trustees will set policies and provide oversight for all school operations. The Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School – Lee Campus charter was granted by the School Board of Lee County Public Schools with a renewable charter period.