*Please remind your student to check the lost and found items on the stage in the cafeteria. We have many jackets, sweaters, and coats that have been lost.*

Welcome to Southwest Elementary School


Thank you for visiting our Southwest Elementary website!

We hope you will find it informative and helpful. We are extremely proud of the program offered here for our students and families and we encourage you and your child to participate as fully as possible.

We are looking forward to the 2015-2016 school year to be another wonderful year at Southwest Elementary!

Mission Statement: Southwest Elementary will nurture academic excellence and integrity by promoting
a passion for learning in a safe environment.

Latest News

Fruits Vegetables Drinks Newsletter

Fruits Vegetables Drinks Newsletter (SPANISH)

Mobile Food Pantry

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness (Spanish)

Parent University Summer Learning

Child Safety Tips:

2015-2016 Yearbook

2015-2016 Right To Know Letter

How to Enroll or Transfer Your Child

2015-2016 Supply List

2015-2016 Dress Code

Section 1010.215 of the Florida Statutes requires school districts to report to parents and to the public certain financial information in the form of a yearly school financial report addendum. The 2012-2013 School Financial Report Addendum has now been added to your individual school’s website. In order to comply with the statute requiring us to properly notify parents of the availability of this report we are requesting that you include the location of the report in your next monthly newsletter or school communication. Please also include that paper copies are available at school site and district office.
(Click here to view report.)


2015-2016 PCSB Calendar
Zone Finder (see if you are zoned for our school)


Lunch Information

Polk County Public Schools is proud to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). All students who attend Southwest Elementary will be served breakfasts and lunches at no charge without having to fill out an application for the free and reduced meal program.

School lunch information

Menus: Breakfast ~ Lunch 


How YOU can help our school:

Business and Community Partnerships – click here for more information about joining our school as a partner.

Digital Wish– Digital Wish is a non-profit with a unique mission to modernize K-12 classrooms and prepare students for tomorrow’s workforce. Like a gift registry, teachers create wish lists of technology products for their classroom. Donors then connect with their favorite schools and grant classroom wishes through online cash or product donations – thus improving the access to modern technology in classrooms.