Schools on Sanibel Island

The Sanibel School and More

There's a lot to think about when relocating to Sanibel Island, especially if you have kids. You might be wondering, "Are there schools on Sanibel Island?" Yes! Actually, our barrier island is home to The Sanibel School, which serves grades K-8.

Better yet - The Sanibel School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence! Click here to watch and learn more about this national ranking.

Schools on Sanibel Island

So what happens after students graduate middle school? They attend high school off-island in Fort Myers. There are a number of great public and private school options just over the bridge. In fact, many of these schools have made the list of nationally ranked high schools year after year.

As parents of four students, each of which has attended The Sanibel School, and some of which are now attending high school off-island... we can provide first-hand knowledge and experience of the schools on Sanibel Island.

To get your feet wet, here are a few resources to help answer some of your questions, and explain more about the awesome schools on Sanibel Island and those just across the bridge in Lee County.

More Articles About Schools on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2019

By Susan McCallion | May 18, 2019

It’s almost that time of year when the school bell rings for the last time! Here’s a list of local Summer camps for the kids, or visiting grandkids to attend on Sanibel Island!

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Sanibel Kids Living The Good Life

By Susan McCallion | May 8, 2019

While thinking about Mother’s Day this year, I was flipping through a bunch of photos of my kids enjoying island life that I just had to share.

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How Lee County Schools Operate

By Susan McCallion | Aug 22, 2017

Moving to Southwest Florida and Sanibel Island in particular can present many new experiences for families. Here’s how Lee Country Schools operate.

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Back To School 2017

By Susan McCallion | Aug 16, 2017

Here’s what you need to know about schools on Sanibel and those just off-island as well.

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Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2017

By Jim McCallion | May 1, 2017

It’s that time of year again! Here’s a list of Sanibel Island Summer Camps for 2017.

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Sanibel School - Seahorse Festival

We Love The Sanibel School

By Susan McCallion | May 13, 2016

The Sanibel School has proved to be one of the biggest blessings of moving on Island for our family!

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Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2016

By Susan McCallion | Apr 22, 2016

Summer is nearing! Don’t worry, we’ve got your 2016 guide to Summer Camps on Sanibel & Captiva Islands.

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Sanibel School

The Sanibel School

By Susan McCallion | Aug 19, 2015

It’s time for back to school on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, and you might be wondering, “Where do kids who live on Sanibel and Captiva go to school?”

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Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2015

By Susan McCallion | Apr 28, 2015

As summer draws closer and the school year winds down, we thought it would be helpful to provide a list of some of the Summer Camps happening on Sanibel this year.

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summer camps on sanibel & captiva island

Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2011

By Susan McCallion | May 25, 2011

As I get ready to register 3 of our kids for summer camp, it dawned on me that having suggestions for friends might be helpful.

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