Students enrolled 822
School leader Rebecca Huffstetler
Transportation options Yes
District Gaston County Schools

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1 Roadrunner Drive
Gastonia, NC 28052

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(704) 866-6290
(704) 866-6293
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3 stars
Based on 11 ratings

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January 27, 2011
travishaywood a.k.a tron 86-87 southwest is the best school that i ever went to rest in peace jonny whiteside

- submitted by a community member
August 11, 2010
I was originally reluctant to send my children to school at Southwest - they are both very, very bright and I was concerned they would not be sufficiently challenged. However, now that my family are 3 year veterans, I can honestly say the teachers and programs have been far better than I expected. My daughter attended 8th grade at Southwest and is now first in her class in high school. My son has been there for 2 years and achieved a perfect score on the 7th grade EOG in Math. Southwest has and is preparing their best students not only to succeed, but to excel.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
its got teachers who care about their students and they have good teen clubs to join

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September 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating July 28, 2009
It a great school we have a lot of fun and do work some teacher are more nice than others

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April 30, 2009
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June 06, 2008
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April 20, 2007
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May 11, 2006
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- submitted by a student
September 24, 2004
I am a student at SouthWest and this is what I think.I do like the school.There have been so many fights in the last month then there were last year. I was on the A Honor Roll all last year. I am also concerend about the restrooms having no soap, paper towls, etc. All the graffiti on the bathroom stalls. The teachers are pretty good overall.

- submitted by a student
January 04, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
no rating November 05, 2003
Well I'm not parent my nephew goes to school there and I am very pleased he has brought his grades up alot this year.I have been working with him cause I know he tell me that 7th grade get hard sometimes but I help him all I can,but he has learved alot since being in southwest and I would like to thank the teachers and staff for helping him.

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August 26, 2003
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- submitted by a community member
August 11, 2003
Overall I think this is a good school. I have some concerns about the restrooms in the school, not having soap, paper towels, etc. But other than that we have had no problems and my daughter was on honor roll all last year!

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Southwest Middle School
1 Roadrunner Drive, Gastonia, NC  28052
(704) 866-6290
Last modified Southwest Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Southwest Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top