Southwest High School


Café College

Welcome to the SWHS Café College site. My name is Mr. Estrada and I am the College Readiness Liaison. A bit about me, I am married to my best friend and we have a daughter and a bassett hound! I graduated from TAMUSA with Bachelor of Science in Criminology. I am working on my Master's in Education at Sam Houston State University. I am here to help guide you through the college going process. I can assist with college and career exploration, applications, financial aid applications, test prep and registration and more.

Random facts about me. I have walked up all the steps of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. I have traveled to all the lower states of the country. I am a fan of the SA Spurs, the Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio FC, and the Texas Rangers. I also enjoy going to the movies and playing sports when I can.

If you have any questions or want to set up an appointment please click here.

Email: eestrada8722@swisd.net

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Click the white "Transcript Request Form" button to be taken to the form to request your SW high school transcript for college applications, scholarships, etc.

TUCAC College Adviser

Hello Dragons! My name is Ms. Alvarado and I am a college adviser for Southwest high school this upcoming school year! I am at Southwest in partnership with Trinity University College Advising Corps. I am a San Antonio native and I recently graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. I am also a first generation college student meaning my parents did not attend college, therefore I am passionate about helping students navigate higher education or career exploration. I enjoy music, spending time outdoors and watching the Spurs play!

As your college adviser, I am here to help you with college and or career exploration, applications, financial aid, test prep/registration, and more. Please feel free to schedule a zoom appointment with me via my calendly link or to email me. I hope you are all staying safe during these times and I look forward to meeting you all, even if it is virtually!

Email: aalvara2@trinity.edu

Schedule 1-on-1 zoom appointment: https://calendly.com/msalvarado

SAEP-Road to Success College Advisor

Hello! I am Ms.Thomas and I can help guide you through the following: college essays, applications for college, FAFSA, TASFA, scholarships and goal setting. Check out my site for more services I provide.

I am a Texas A&M University – San Antonio graduate that transferred from Northwest Visa College. I have been a college writing tutor, math tutor and a science teacher. ​

I believe that everyone should have affordable and equitable access to a higher education. I look forward to working with you to make this a reality. ​

I love science fun facts/puns, the BFRO and growing succulents.​

Email: jthomas@saedpartnership.org