School Mission

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


Yearbook Time!!!

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Upcoming Events

all-day Grades Due
Grades Due
Mar 30 all-day
Additional Information: School Calendarsr
7:30 am About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Description of Event: Awards honoring students that have made changes in their grades, behaviors and attitude.r r Contacts for Event: Erin Martinez

Welcome to our Website!

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Latest News


Southwest Elementary is proud to announce it’s time once again for our annual Walk-A-Thon fundraiser. The Walk-A-Thon will be held on Friday, March 31st. The top selling class from each grade level will receive an ice cream float party. The top seller from the school will receive a tablet. Every student that collects $100 or more gets to participate  in building a human sundae with someone from the leadership team. Every student that collects $20 will receive a dress out pass. Every student that participates the day of the Walk-A-Thon will get to pick something out of our treasure chest. Be on the lookout for donation envelopes. All money will be due on the day of the Walk-A-Thon.

ITV Awards

It’s time to mark your calendars for the Polk County Instructional Television Video Awards night. This annual event will be held Tuesday, May 2nd at Victory Church. All SWTV team members are invited to celebrate our success this year. Students who will be attending must be accompanied by an adult, and should arrive by 4:30pm in order to take pictures and be seated before the event. There is NOT reserved seating, so please do not be late! It’s an amazing night that showcases ITV programs from all over Polk County. Hope to see you there.

Southwest T-Shirt Sale

In need of some new school shirts? Well you’re in luck because all SWE navy blue and Red shirts are now just $5.00. Stop by the front office to pick yours up!