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About Southwest ISD
 
Summing Up Southwest

History
1951
District established in Bexar County
5
Number of rural school districts combined to establish Southwest Rural High School District
115
Square miles in the District
40%
Amount of developed land
1952
First graduating class : 11 graduates
1962
Special election established Southwest Independent School District and includes portions of the cities of San Antonio, Lytle, and Von Ormy.
2014
Southwest High School attains 6A status in UIL competitions.
781
Number of Southwest High School graduates.
61
Number of Southwest Academy graduates.
Curriculum & Academics
100%
Campuses that met state testing standards
26
Number of credits to graduate with recommended diploma
1
Flagship High School: opportunities in business, college preparatory, education, law, agriculture, automotive repair, metal manufacturing
Top 10
National recognition for implementation of technology
Facilities & Construction
18
Number of campuses
2
Schools built since 2012
4
Schools renovated 2012
Demographics
13,566
Number of students enrolled
6th Largest
School district in Bexar County
2,151 (1,865 + 286 Substitutes)
Number of full-time and part-time employees
97.4%
Minorities enrolled in Southwest ISD
92.2%
Economically disadvantaged students
77.3%
Students at-risk
50,000+
People call the Southwest Community home
500+
Businesses operate in the Southwest ISD area
Finances
11th
Consecutive year to achieve highest rating of “Superior Achievement" in state accountability known as Schools FIRST
1 of 48
School Districts to receive Gold Certificate in Financial  Transparency from Texas Comptroller’s Office (5th Consecutive Year)
$131 million
Budget for current school year
$2.8 billion
Assessed value of property in SWISD
$5,466
Cost per pupil this school year
Operations
8,780
Number of students riding the bus daily
89
Number of bus drivers
121
Number of buses
18
Number of bus aides
1.3 million
Number of miles driven per year
18,088
Meals provided daily by Child Nutrition Services
3.1 million
Meals prepared annually
Community
$165 million
Voter approved bond in 2012 to renovate 3 schools and build 4th Middle School & 2nd High School
1,190
Community members and children enrolled in Adult Community Education and After School Care programs
828
Approximate number of volunteer community members in schools
More than $1,000,000
Teacher and program grants awarded by Southwest ISD Education Foundation since 2007
1st
Purchaser of new line of buses fueled exclusively by propane
1st
Chosen to be home to Toyota Texas manufacturing plant

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