Lee County Schools

Achieving Excellence

What's Happening in Lee County Schools


    In its first season, Lee County Schools’ first middle school wrestling team – dubbed Lee County United – finished in third place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament. The team is comprised of 34 students from East Lee, West Lee and SanLee Middle Schools.

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  • Derr Named Lee Early College Principal

    Kisha Derr, assistant principal at SanLee Middle School, has been named principal of Lee Early College. She succeeds principal Robert Biehl, who is retiring from education at the end of February.

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  • First-year teachers adjust to a new life

    Read an article — from the Feb. 12, 2017 Sanford Herald, written by Zachary Horner — about four Lee County Schools teachers' experiences during their first year of teaching.

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  • INSPIRED. Schools take on Quiz Bowl

    In late January, a team from LEC joined teams from LCHS and SLHS for the county-wide Quiz Bowl competition. While the LCHS Yellow Jackets appear to be building something of a dynasty after coming away from that event the victors for the second consecutive year, all three of the teams enjoyed the competition and look forward to more.

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  • INSPIRED. 5th Grade Deep River Museum

    Deep River Elementary became more than just a school last week – in four fifth grade classrooms, it was also a museum of history and science. Open to parents and other community members, the Deep River Museum was hosted by the students who had become an expert on a hero of the American Revolution and one of the world's unique environments.

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  • The 2017-2018 High School Registration Guide is now available. Click here for a copy of the guide.


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  • New Elementary School






    The Lee County Board of Education and the Lee County Board of Commissioners have selected the former W.B. Wicker School site, located at 806 S. Vance Street in Sanford, as the location for the county’s newest elementary school.  The school is expected to open in the fall of 2019. More

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