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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
2018-19 Highest Growth in the State
2018-19 Highest Growth in GCS
2017 State School of Character
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
Clubs & Sponsored Teams
Contact the school directly for more information and 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.
High Point School News
- GCS rolls out $2 billion plan to transform local education
- Guilford County school once in jeopardy of being taken over by state has made significant progress
- Extraordinary Educators | Nita Canon, Afzal Khan, Candace Scott
- Local high school to host parent summit
- Retired principal rallies public to improve schools