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Southwest Elementary

Welcome to the Southwest Elementary website! Our building is home to about 400 Pre-Kindergarten through 4th grade students. The mission of Southwest Elementary School, in partnership with home and community, is to create and inspire meaningful learning experiences students need, want, and can achieve and to support and motivate their desire to become life-long learners. The staff of Southwest Elementary is dedicated to meeting this mission for all students.

At Southwest we believe that a partnership between home and school is one of the most important keys to success therefore we open our doors to you. Communication is vital and we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at 580-7272. Our office hours are 7:30-4:00.

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Pennies for Patients
Pennies for Patients Information
Read Across America

Southwest Elementary is hosting Read Across America Week the week of February 29th through March 4th.  Throughout the week we are having "Mystery Readers" read a short book to one or two classrooms and briefly discuss their career.  Readers typically spend 20-30 minutes in each classroom and are welcome to select the classes they visit.
If you would be interested in being a Mystery Reader this year, please contact the school counselor, Kelli Gillespie.

Kindergarten Enrollment
March 2nd & 3rd
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Southwest Elementary Cafeteria
You can pick up an enrollment packet, in advance, after February 16th.
(Child must be 5 years old before August 1st, 2016)
For more information, please call

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Box Top Challenge

Art Fun Night

Art Fun Night Information


Literacy Lab Nights