LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. – The Lee County School District has announced the six names that have been selected as finalists for the name of the new East District Elementary School slated for construction in Lehigh Acres.
The finalists for the school name are:
- Amanecer . Elementary School
- Roberto Clemente Elementary School
- Thomas Edison Elementary School
- Gerald Gould Primary School
- Lee Ratner Elementary School
- Sunrise Elementary School
Construction of the school, now known as J Elementary, will begin this spring on Sunrise Avenue in Lehigh Acres. It is set to open to faculty and students in August 2023.
A second survey is available for students, parents and community members to vote on their favorite name choice. It’s open until 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 10. Click here to take part in the survey.
Once the second survey is complete, the committee that reviewed the initial submissions will review the results and recommend names to the school board for their approval by February 22.
A vote on the official name of the school is expected at the Board Meeting on March 8.
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