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About The School
Special Academic Programs
STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Instructional Program - Southwest Elementary provides students with increased exposure to STEM learning experiences and resources. Other extended learning activities infused across grade levels and academic disciplines include field trips, after-school programs, and community partnerships.
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Opportunities
Honors & Recognition
2017 State School of Character
2018-19 Highest Growth in the State
2018-19 Highest Growth in GCS
Ranked #6th Best Public Elementary School in Guilford County by Niche.com
2018 GCS Principal of the Year - Michelle Thigpen
2019 Extraordinary Educator - Wendy Kitley
2020 Extraordinary Educator - Kimberly Threewitt
2021 Extraordinary Educator - Carmen Longest
Clubs & Sponsored Teams
Contact the school directly for more information and a list of clubs and sponsored teams.
Contact the school directly for more information regarding specific community service projects.
After School Care
After-School Care Enrichment Services (ACES) provides quality, affordable, and convenient after-school care for K-5 students. ACES is offered every day that school is in session until 6 p.m. On some teacher workdays, designated as ACES All-Days, the program operates from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. To receive more information regarding enrollment, costs (DSS subsidies accepted), please contact the school-based ACES site coordinator.