Southwestern Academy

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1420 W 12th St

Flint, MI 48507

(810) 760-1400

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Grades: 7 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,144

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Southwestern Academy

Southwestern Academy is a school built on assisting with the educational advancement of its' and preparing them for college.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

This is the best school for your child to go to it is very good and very nice. Everyone there is nice, neat and respectful. GO TO S-DUB BABY

Posted by a other on 03/22/11

Southwestern is a safe, healthy environment where the kids are encouraged to excel to their fullest potential. The staff is dedicated to the kids well-being, and are exceptional educators.

Posted by a teacher on 10/12/10

This school prepared me for college and also gave me life skills. Today i am pursuing my Masters and attribute it to the teachers and curriculum at Southwestern Academy.

Posted by a other on 07/12/10

FSWA is one of the best schools in the district. The teachers let you assume responsibility. No one will ell you to go to class because you have to want an education for yourself. Administration (Mrs. Edwards) was great and she openly communicated with students and parents. Just like in any other school ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/16/08

Southwestern Academy is a great school in the Flint Distict, but the Superintendent is not all that good. Taking 9th graders out of SWA is very uspeting because I was counting on going to Southwestern Academy next year but as the way the district is going is not great. The varsity boys basketball team ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/27/06

That school was horrible. Enough said.Security and discipline was lax, my kid skipped on campus 64 times in one semester, and sat in the cafeteria all semester instead of going to his 1st hour. Also the one time he did get caught, his punishment was a one-day suspension. I'm glad i took him out of there. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/06

I am a senior at the University of Michigan. I attended FSWA from 7th grade thru 12th grade. I had a wonderful experience with the school. I had both good and bad teachers, but the good out numbered the bad. I was involved in many extracurricular activities including the music program. I have found ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 02/08/06

I am an Alumnist of FSWA and after my freshman year of College I understood why FSWA was so hard on us. The School prepared me for the tough years of undergrad and gave me a leg up over other inner city school students.

Posted by a former student on 10/20/05

One of the best schools in Flint describes FSA. The teachers expect high performance from the students and your child must have a certain GPA to remain in the school. The child must have an application submitted and be accepted. This means that all students had to have their parents enroll them meaning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/05

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Test scores for Southwestern Academy

MME* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Southwestern Academy
Flint City School District
* In 2011-2012 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Flint schools — Southwestern Academy is located at 1420 W 12th St, Flint MI 48507. 1420 W 12th St is in the 48507 ZIP code in Flint, MI The school district for Southwestern Academy is the Flint City School District. Southwestern Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 12.
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