North Lee was established in 1959. The main building was the only building that served the North Lee community at that time for grades 1-8. The lower building was constructed in 1973 to add six new classrooms and included a new cafeteria facility. The next addition was the kindergarten building in 1985 which added an additional 6 classrooms. The last addition was the library and computer lab construction in 1996.
North Lee Elementary serves a population of nearly 500 students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Currently, there are 4 classes at each grade level for a total of 24 classes.