Student Policies


Grade-level classrooms are used for school counselor requests.


Each teacher will be provided two hall passes which will be monitored by the teacher. Requesting a hall pass is the students’ responsibility. Students are given ten minutes per pass, time extended beyond ten
minutes constitutes as skipping and a possible discipline referral.
A student who leaves the classroom MUST:

  • Ask for teacher permission to leave the classroom
  • Complete the sign-out log before leaving the classroom
  • NOT use electronic devices (cell phones, iPods, headphones, games, etc.) at any time while out of the classroom
A student who returns to the classroom MUST:
  • Complete the sign-out log when returning to the classroom
  • Have a signed pass with the date and time if returning from the Clinic, Main Office areas, Media Center, or another teacher.


Please refer to the FOCUS discipline guidelines, along with the district code of conduct for more detailed explanations of rules, rights, and responsibilities. Discipline can be viewed in FOCUS via the Parent Portal as well as the student’s Chromebook.


All parents/guardians must register in the FOCUS Parent Portal as well as complete student directory information and student health information. These
online forms must be completed each year even if no information has changed. The following forms are required per the School District of Lee County:
Attendance Policy, Integrity Form, Bully Form, and the Code of Conduct Form.


  • Lunch locations will be limited to the cafeteria, cafeteria courtyards, and picnic areas outside the cafeteria
  • Fort Myers High School will be a part of the “Community Eligibility Program” for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. All students will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost
  • We encourage students to participate in the free lunch program at school; be advised that lunch CANNOT be delivered to school during school hours


Lockers will be sold this year for $5 during Open House. Once school begins, students may purchase lockers; before school, during lunch, and after school.


Dismissal will be at 1:35 pm.


During instructional time, phones must be off of the student's person and placed in the teacher's cell phone holder, in Chromebook sleeves, or in backpacks.
This includes leaving phones away and off their person when leaving the classroom to go to the restroom, offices, media center, clinic, etc.


  • All medication needs must be documented in the clinic and be accompanied by a Doctor’s Authorization letter
  • All students visiting the clinic must notify their teacher or an adult of their need and receive a HANDWRITTEN pass to visit


  • Sold in Student Affairs: before school, during lunch, and after school
  • Parking Permits can be purchased at FMHS before the first day of school from 8 AM – 2 PM or in Student Affairs (July 19th to August 9th)
  • The cost of parking permits is $50
  • Completed GOOGLE FORM -
  • Students must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Students must bring a copy of vehicle registration, insurance card, and driving form with parent signature


Per the School District of Lee County policy 4.16:

  • Students may not be signed out after 1:05 PM
  • Guardians who are not listed on the student's school records as an authorized contact will not be permitted to sign the student out of school
  • Students signing out prior to 1:05 PM must be verified by the FMHS Attendance Office
  • Students who drive to school - Email requests for early sign-out must be submitted no later than 8:30 AM on the day of the sign-out request
  • The email must :
    • Be sent from parent email address registered in FOCUS
    • Include contact information for verification
  • Students who do not drive to school must have a parent sign them out for early releas
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