I am a parent of a 6 year old, and I think this school is excellent. the teachers really care about the education of the kids and each child gets the individual time that he/she may need with the teacher. I have noticed a great deal of improvements in my sons learning and behavior habits. but that may
... Read more have something to do with his teacher, she is a fantastic teacher. he almost hates to go to first grade because he won't have her next year. he even ask me if she could go to first grade with him. we love you Mrs. Byerly and everything you do! RSmith Read less
I can only say excellent things about this school. It is so great to know that your child can still go to school ad learn great things in an environment full of professionals that really want to help teach! Bravo for all faculty at Southwest!
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Posted by a parent on 02/06/08
Well, I am a mother of a five year old little girl who i love very much. Sinced going to this school, my daughter have learned so much. Ofcourse we, as a parents should be the first Teacher to our kids. My experienced with the Teacher has been very positive. I can talk to her when i need to or questions
... Read more i dont understand. The School incouraged parents to visits all the time; That is something most parents want. I know i would not want to enroll my daughter where you cant visit school at anytime. I look forward to enrolling her there again next year. Best wishes to all the parents outhere! Amelia Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/05/06
Southwest is like being at a private school within a public school setting. The children get as much individual attention as they need in order to accel. Our experience has been great!
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Posted by a parent on 02/27/05
I am so please with my daughters recent advancements since she has attented this school. Her developmental level has increased and my daughter's self-esteem has improved as well and she now feels compentent in her learning. I want to think everyone at the South-Lexington elementary school where each
... Read more child is recognized as important and treated fairly. A special thanks goes out to her teachers Mrs. Phillips and her assistant teacher Ms. Evans as well as her speech teacher. Thanks very much. Read less
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
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Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Lexington schools — Southwest Elementary School is located at 434 Central Ave, Lexington NC 27292. 434 Central Ave is in the 27292 ZIP code in Lexington, NC The school district for Southwest Elementary School is the Lexington City Schools. Southwest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels 1 - 5.
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