Southwest High School (San Antonio, Texas)
|Southwest High School|
11914 Dragon Lane
|School type||Public high school|
|Motto||We are Southwest!|
|School district||Southwest Independent School District|
|Color(s)||Green & White|
|Athletics conference||UIL Class AAAAA|
|Website||Southwest High School website|
Southwest High School is a 5A public high school in the Southwest Independent School District of San Antonio, Texas, USA. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.
Southwest High School has been serving southwestern Bexar County for over 68 years. Established in 1951, it has grown from a small rural high school with a graduating class of 11 students to a major 6A high school with over 3000 students.
The Dragons participate in UIL District 28 6A 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 along with a FIRST Robotics program.
The Southwest Dragons compete in the following sports:
- Cross Country
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field
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.
- Ty Detmer, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback who played in the National Football League for twelve seasons
- Chris Bordano, former American football linebacker in the National Football League
- Shea Serrano, New York Times bestselling author and writer.
- Destinee Hooker, 2012 summer Olympic volleyball athlete for Team USA. She won silver medal, but got best Spiker award for the 2012 summer Olympics.
- "2015 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.
- The Athletics Department
- "Ty Hubert Detmer". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on June 6, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- "Chris Bordano". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 23, 2012. Retrieved June 26, 2013.