Tardy to School and Tardy to Class

  • 1st tardy - Warning
  • 2nd tardy - Waring
  • 3rd tardy - Warning
  • 4th tardy - Minor Infraction
  • 5th tardy - Minor Infraction
  • 6th tardy - Referral: after school detention 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    *Detention must be served within three (3) days of receiving the detention
    • Parent contact
  • 7th tardy - Referral: Wednesday School 1:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Parent contact
    • Loss of extracurricular privileges
  • 8th tardy - Referral: Wednesday School 1:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Parent contact
    • Loss of extracurricular privileges
    • Attendance conference will be held with school counselor
  • 9th (+) tardy - Referral process by administration
    • Parent contact by school administrator
    • Loss of extracurricular privileges
    • Attendance conference will be held with school counselor and school social worker

Hall Pass Process

Each teacher will be provided two hall passes monitored by the teacher. Requesting a hall pass is the students’ responsibility. Students are given seven minutes per pass, and time extended beyond seven
minutes constitutes 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.


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 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 -https://forms.gle/vmc52g7crZm1nENA8
  • Students must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Students must bring a copy of vehicle registration, insurance card, and driving form with their parent's 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 authorized contact will not be permitted to sign the student out of school
  • Students signing out before 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 the 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 release


  • 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 CAN NOT be delivered to school during school hours.


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


All parents/guardians must register in the FOCUS Parent Portal on the School District of Lee County website


Grade-level classrooms are used for school counselor requests.

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