Crestwell School’s Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School Divisions are located on a single, 6-acre campus in Fort Myers, Florida.
Among other things, our facilities include 17 classrooms; a 2,100 sq. ft. mixed-use space; STEM Lab, agricultural garden; multi-media room; art studio; and 4-acre outdoor field with 2 playgrounds and an FHSAA regulation sized airnasium. Our campus houses 260 computers and campus-wide WiFi; and interactive whiteboards and interactive projectors.
Crestwell draws students from more than 8 zip codes across the greater Fort Myers area.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We are looking for mission aligned students and families with a variety of backgrounds and talents who will be able to make significant contributions to the Crestwell community through their academic achievement, creative talents, athletic abilities, positive social behavior, and participation in the school’s programs.
Our admission process involves the review of school transcripts, as well as administrative and teacher recommendations, a student assessment and shadow day visit for all students. Admission Committee members use these varying aspects of the application to develop a complete picture of each applicant.
Our student to teacher ratio varies based on grade level. Crestwell School prides itself on offering small classes and providing its students with plenty of personal attention. Our early childhood class sizes have two teachers and a class of no more than 18 students. Grades kindergarten through fourth have a maximum of 15 students per classroom. Grades fifth through eighth have a maximum of 18 students per classroom.
Yes. All Crestwell students must wear the school uniform. Various options are available, but all students must dress in accordance with the uniform policy of the school. On occasion, the school has theme days where students can wear clothing in line with theme rather than their uniform. For example, on Big Red Day students are invited to wear clothing that is red in color.
Crestwell provides daily hot lunch service for purchase, contracted through SchoolEatery. Our menu offers options for various dietary restrictions.
Yes. Crestwell School accepts the Family Empowerment Scholarships, which include Step Up For Students and A.A.A.. In some cases, school-sponsored grants are awarded to existing families based on the Financial Aid Committee’s review, and a family’s economic need as determined by School & Student Services By NAIS (SSS.)
Crestwell School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, physical disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Crestwell School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, physical disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by applicable law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
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