About Us

At Southwest Academy Magnet School for Science and Engineering, students are exposed to rigorous instruction that is culturally responsive and sensitive to their unique learning needs to inspire them to be 21st century leaders.

Through our parent, school and community partnership, Southwest Academy’s mission is to provide a nurturing environment in which the commitment and collaboration of all stakeholders empowers all students to learn and achieve at high levels; thus producing lifelong learners and productive citizens in a global economy and multicultural society in the 21st Century.



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Recent News

Winter MAP TESTING is coming!

Map testing begins on 1/17/18.  

Click here for the MAP Assessment Schedule.

Click here for the MAP Parent Brochure


Tiger Tracks

Check out our quarterly newsletter TIGER TRACKS! 
Click here for the latest issue!


SWA is now offering Online Acceptable Use Training

6th, 7th, and 8th grade parents of students attending Southwest Academy must complete the following steps in order for their students to receive a device:

  1. View the presentation
  2. After viewing training in its entirety, complete the user acknowledgement form

Click here to access BCPS Device Training