Fun Facts

At Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School – Lee, students’ quest for knowledge begins the freshman year as they analyze perspectives, learn multiple strategies for logical reasoning, and develop academic vocabulary. The gradual release to the sophomore year creates independence when the student uses information, raises questions, and generates assignments that reflect their own point of view; thus being prepared and released to the college level. In addition to the established 8 thinking maps* (graphic organizers matched to the established 8 basic cognitive functions), the following academic vocabulary serves as the backbone of how we communicate what and why we are teaching and learning. Click on some of the attachments listed below for some interesting information about our school.