Lehigh Senior High School

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Lehigh Senior High School
Lehigh High School
901 Gunnery Rd N
Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971

United States
Coordinates 26°37′21″N 81°43′11″W / 26.622378°N 81.719592°W / 26.622378; -81.719592Coordinates: 26°37′21″N 81°43′11″W / 26.622378°N 81.719592°W / 26.622378; -81.719592
Type Public (Magnet) High School
Motto When lightning strikes, thunder rolls.
School district Lee County School District
Principal Jackie Corey
Faculty 102.0 FTEs[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,884 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 18.5:1[1]
Color(s)          Blue & Gold
Mascot Zeus
Nickname Lehigh Lightning

Lehigh Senior High School is located in Lehigh Acres, Florida, a suburb of Fort Myers. It is one of the largest high schools in Lee County. The current principal is Jackie Corey. It is part of the Lee County School District. Lehigh currently has the highest percent of incoming students in Lee County. It is commonly referred to as "The Center of the Arts", being that it is recognized as one by the local school district for its zone. In addition to Lehigh Senior's dedication to the arts, it also offers dual enrollment classes that allow students to earn college credits for free through Edison State College. It is also now recognized as of 2008 as a University of Cambridge International School and also offers programs called AVID and Advanced Placement.[2]


As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,884 students and 102.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 18.5:1. There were 1,345 students (71.4% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 181 (9.6% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

As of 2014-15, the school's population is 47% Hispanic, 34% Black, 15% Caucasian, and 4% Other.[3] In 2007, the school achieved the highest graduation rate in its history.[citation needed] In 2008, the school's JROTC program was one of the top 10% programs in the nation.[citation needed] The school has 1,408 enrolled students with around 74 teachers, as of 2010.[4]

Due to the numerous popular programs, the school is #1 come time for school choice.

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