Advanced Academics

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The Advanced Academics department provides unique programs that nurture the abilities of high performing students while fostering parent and community involvement through Gifted and Talented, Advanced Placement (AP), Pre-AP and Dual Credit classes.


The mission of the Advanced Academics department in Southwest is to build a challenging learning environment that encourages life-long learning, nurtures high self-esteem, expands access to higher education, and provides experiences that enable students to reach their fullest potential as independent thinkers. Southwest Independent School District provides instructional opportunities and various services designed to meet the unique needs of our students.