Southwest High School (San Antonio)

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Southwest High School
Address
11914 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, Texas, 78252
United States
Coordinates 29°18′30″N 98°40′24″W / 29.308202°N 98.673407°W / 29.308202; -98.673407Coordinates: 29°18′30″N 98°40′24″W / 29.308202°N 98.673407°W / 29.308202; -98.673407
Information
School type Public high school
Motto We are Southwest!
Established 1951
School district Southwest Independent School District
Principal Paul V. Black
Grades 10-12
Enrollment 3015 (2009)
Color(s)           Green & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAA
Mascot Dragons
Website
Southwest High School front entrance

Southwest High School is a 5A high school in the Southwest Independent School District of San Antonio, Texas, USA.

History[edit]

Southwest High School has been serving the southwestern corner of Bexar County for over 60 years. Established in 1951, it has grown from a small rural high school with a graduating class of 11 students to a major 5A high school with over 3000 students.

Organizations[edit]

The Dragons participate in UIL District 28 5A competitions for Academic Team, Athletics, Band, Drama, Choir, Color Guard, and Dance. Other co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities include NJROTC, National Honor Society, Best Buddies, Student Council, FFA, TAFE, DECA, Skills USA, FCCLA, and Academic Decathlon.

Athletics[edit]

Southwest Athletic Teams include Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball.

Academics[edit]

Southwest High School offers a complete academic program including 18 dual credit classes, in association with Palo Alto College, as well as Advanced Placement classes in Science and English.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Ty Detmer, former American college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League for twelve seasons[1]
  • Chris Bordano, former American football linebacker in the National Football League[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ty Hubert Detmer". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chris Bordano". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved June 26, 2013. 

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