About Us

Mission Statement

La Mision de Southwest Middle School.pdf
The Mission of Southwest Middle School, a diverse bi-national border community, is to foster a rigorous academic program in a caring, supportive culture that empowers all students to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally through a system of learning distinguished by:

  •  data-driven instruction focused on a standards-based curriculum
  • Professional Learning Communities comprised of teachers, administrators, district and county personnel working collaboratively to assess data and best teaching practices
  • learning community partnerships comprised of students, parents, site support personnel, and community-based organizations
  • a community commitment to high standards of performance
  • various forums and leadership opportunities for all voices to be included in the decision-making process
  • a commitment to the continuous social and emotional growth of students


  • 100% of our students will demonstrate mastery of content standards.
  • 100% of our students will succeed in activities that promote social and emotional well-being.
  • 100% of Southwest Middle School parents will attend a school-sponsored function.


1. We will use effective and innovative instructional practices to help all students achieve the mission and objectives.

2. We will use and develop systems to ensure a culture that promotes mastery of content standards.

3. We will implement programs that promote the social and emotional well-being of students.

4. We will expand parent and community involvement to achieve our mission and objectives.