Lee Schools reopening: Is your school ready to reopen after Hurricane Ian? Check here

The Lee County School District announced Friday that it aimed to have children back in school by Oct. 17.

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But not every school is ready to reopen due to damages. The district will discuss next week further decisions regarding where students and teachers will report if their school can't reopen yet.

Here's what the status of each school is.

Damage documented at  after Hurricane Ian on Oct. 2.
Damage documented at after Hurricane Ian on Oct. 2.

Not ready to open

These are schools that will need significant repairs before they can reopen.

Elementary Schools

  • Fort Myers Beach

  • Hector Cafferata

  • Heights

  • Pine Island

  • Skyline

Middle Schools

  • Caloosa

  • Cypress Lake

  • Diplomat

  • Gulf

  • Lexington

  • Mariner

  • Paul Laurence Dunbar

  • Trafalgar

K-8 Schools

  • The Sanibel School

  • North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts

High Schools

  • North Fort Myers


  • Fort Myers Tech

  • Success Academy

Could be ready to reopen

These are schools that need minimal work to reopen.

Elementary Schools

  • Allen Park

  • Bayshore

  • Bonita Springs

  • Cape

  • Colonial

  • Caloosa

  • Carrie D. Robinson Littleton

  • Diplomat

  • Edgewood

  • Edison Park

  • Franklin Park

  • G. Weaver Hipps

  • Gateway

  • Gulf

  • Hancock Creek

  • Harns Marsh

  • J. Colin English

  • James Stephens

  • Lehigh

  • Manatee

  • Mirror Lakes

  • Orange River

  • Orangewood

  • Patriot

  • Pelican

  • Pinewoods

  • Ray V. Pottorf

  • Rayma C. Page

  • River Hall

  • San Carlos Park

  • Spring Creek

  • Sunshine

  • Tanglewood

  • Three Oaks

  • Tice

  • Tortuga Preserve

  • Trafalgar

  • Treeline

  • Tropic Isles

  • Villas

K-8 Schools

  • The Alva School

  • Veterans Park

Middle Schools

  • Bonita Springs

  • Challenger

  • Fort Myers

  • Harns Marsh

  • Lehigh Acres

  • Mariner

  • Oak Hammock

  • Three Oaks

  • Varsity Lakes

High Schools

  • Cape Coral

  • Cypress Lake

  • Dunbar

  • East

  • Estero

  • Fort Myers

  • Gateway

  • Ida Baker

  • Island Coast

  • Lehigh Senior

  • Mariner

  • Riverdale

  • South Fort Myers

  • Centers

  • Buckingham

  • Cape Coral Tech

  • Dunbar Community

  • Royal Palm

Nikki Ross covers education for the Fort Myers News-Press and Naples Daily News. She can be reached at NRoss@gannett.com, follow her on Twitter @nikkiinreallife, Instagram @reporternikkiinreallife or TikTok @nikki.inreallife.

This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: LCSD: Some schools are ready for return, while others need significant repairs