Crestwell School (Crestwell Higher Learning)

     Tel: (239)481-4478
Grades: PK - 8 | 201 students
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Crestwell School is a unique Fort Myers private school founded by parent-educators, is located at 1901 Park.
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Crestwell believes each student has to be recognized as an important individual whose self-esteem, attitude, and academic curiosity must be handled with a positive approach.
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All of Crestwell's teachers have their degrees, and are prepared to re-enforce academic basics while challenging the academically talented.
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Crestwell does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of it's educational policies, admission policies, athletic or other school-administered programs.
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Connecting students to success is a motto that Crestwell stands behind and focuses on for all levels of students.
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Our three and four year olds are in a stress-free learning environment guided by a qualified teacher.
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The Pre-School has separate rooms for concentrated readiness preparation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 201 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Crestwell School (Crestwell Higher Learning) Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $5,000-$6,000
% on Financial Aid 15%
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Bellew or Mrs. Newman


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
FencingFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Guitar Club, Math Club Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Guitar Club, Math Club,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Canterbury School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori School Of Fort Myers (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Fort Myers (0.9 miles away)
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School Reviews

11 months ago
Wonderful school, we stayed in Florida so our youngest could graduate this year!! Both of our children have attended since kindergarten. Motivating and caring teachers. Dedicated and dynamic teaching Principal that leads by example! The principal really listens and is respected by the students. Middle school is a difficult age, I am glad I had Crestwell ''s guiding my child during those difficult growing years. It is a rough world out there and socially sophisticated at a younger age in the larger schools. Crestwell is a very safe environment!! Our oldest Crestwell graduate is now a junior at the Fort Myers IB, doing well and making good choices.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
Excellent learning environment...our family could not be any happier at this school. Administration and teachers are top notch. Emphasis on educating the whole child - very academic but balanced well with positive self-esteem enforcement for the children. In addition, children are taught responsibility in making their own choices. We have found the other families to be friendly and welcoming. It is a very safe and nurturing school where the administration is hands-on and knows what is going on with the students. Music, art, and Spanish taught from Pre-K through middle. Bargain for the money we pay to get this kind of peace of mind and a solid education for our children. Highly recommended.
- Posted by Parent

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