*Last Day of School, Thursday, June 4th ~ Dismissal at 12:30*

** Polk County Schools Entrance Requirements 2015-2016 **

** Immunization Requirements 2015-2016 **

Parent/Guardian survey
Parent/Guardian survey in Spanish

Important Testing Information

FSA parent letter and testing dates
Department of Education letter - computer-based Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) Grade 5 ELA Reading/Mathematics.
Department of Education letter - paper-based Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) Grade 5 ELA Reading/Mathematics.


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 2014-2015 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

How to Enroll or Transfer Your Child

2014-2015 Newsletters:

2014-2015 Supply List
2014-2015 Dress Code

In order to create uniformity throughout Polk County Public Schools, school bell scedules will change beginning in the new school year 2014-2015. Our new start time will be 8:00 am, and our new end time will be 3:00 pm.



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.

Instructions for viewing the 2012-2013 School Financial Report are:
2)Proceed to "Schools". Select Desired School.
3)2012-2013 – School Financial Report. (Click here to view report.)

2014-2015 PCSB Calendar (English)
2014-2015 PCSB Calendar (Spanish)
2014-2015 PCSB Calendar (Haitian Creole)
Zone Finder (see if you are zoned for our school)

Lunch Information

On-line Free and Reduced Meal Application
School lunch information
My Lunch Money

Menus: Breakfast ~ Lunch ~ May Salad

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.

Upcoming Events

6/4/15 ~ LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS, Early Release Day