Students had a blast at the FOLT Science Night!


I'm a learner, I'm a leader. I am a Jacket. I will do nothing less than my very best."

               Kim Britt~ Principal
Dara Hedgecock~ Assistant Principal 

434 Central Avenue
Lexington, NC 27292
Phone: (336) 242- 1548  
Fax: (336) 249-7684


  • Southwest Elementary School will provide a nurturing and collaborative environment where all students, staff, families, and community leaders are active participants in our commitment  to the development of life long learners.
  • We believe our students will develop the academic, social, and personal skills to become 21st century achievers

News and Updates

  • January 20th
    Wednesday will be a early dismissal day for students. Students will be dismissed at 11:30 am. 
    Posted Jan 14, 2016, 1:11 PM by Amy Ralph
  • January 18-19
    School will be closed to students on January 18th and 19th.
    Posted Jan 14, 2016, 1:09 PM by Amy Ralph
  • Winter Break
    Southwest will be closed for students December 21st  to January 1st for winter break. 
    Posted Dec 16, 2015, 3:52 PM by Amy Ralph
  • Thanksgiving Break
    School will be closed Wednesday November 25-Friday November 27th for Thanksgiving Break. 
    Posted Nov 12, 2015, 6:33 AM by Amy Ralph
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  • Southwest Elementary School will address each student’s individual talents and needs to develop problem solving and effective communication skills that will result in academic, social, and personal growth in a global community.           
  • We will utilize child-centered research-based educational practices and technology in a rigorous and relevant manner.

Southwest Elementary School