Home of the Marvelous Mustangs

James Stephens International Academy was established in 2009 and is a staple in the Fort Myers community. JSIA is A K-5 school in Lee County.

The educators at James Stephens International Academy believe that ALL children can learn and we work hard to create a marvelous learning community for our Mustangs. We are Focused on the Future: One Student at a Time!

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela

Our Mission:

The mission of James Stephens International Academy is to collaboratively research, design and provide an interrelated and transdisciplinary curriculum that is rigorous and relevant for all students. We will provide an environment of trust, respect, and dedication with cultural understanding which will build a foundation of success for educational excellence.

Our teachers, staff and administration will provide a safe, caring environment which fosters the growth of the whole person. Together, we will model an appreciation of differences and a consideration of the world as our neighbor. This meaningful and strategic foundation will guide our students toward becoming responsible citizens who demonstrate positive leadership at home and abroad.

James Stephens Campus