Southwest High School (San Antonio)

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Southwest High School
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
School type Public high school
Motto We are Southwest!
Established 1951
School district Southwest Independent School District
Principal Paul Black
Grades 10-12
Enrollment 3015 (2009)
Color(s)           Green & White
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAAA
Mascot Dragons
Southwest High School front entrance

Southwest High School is a 6A high school in the Southwest Independent School District of San Antonio, Texas, USA.


Southwest High School has been serving southwestern 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 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.


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


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]


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

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