Welcome to SouthWest Metro

SouthWest Metro serves students in 11 member districts and 5 associate member districts across the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area with programs in Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Care & Treatment, Adult Basic Education, and Alternative Education.

Students may also receive assistance, not only with academics, but with mental health services to support their overall growth in the classroom and beyond. Please visit our Programs page to learn more.

What's Happening

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Announcing our NEW Technology Integration Specialist: Tracee Klehr
12/14/2020
SouthWest Metro is proud to announce Tracee Klehr as the new Technology Integration Specialist, a new position operating within the Tech and PD Teams district-wide.
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Energy Assistance Program
12/07/2020
The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.
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Now Available: COVID Aware MN App
12/01/2020
COVIDaware MN is an app that runs on your smartphone and notifies you if you have been near someone who tests positive for COVID-19. The app will also notify people you have been near if you have a positive COVID-19 test. Your privacy is always protected. No information that will identify you will ever leave your phone.
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COVID-19 Updates
Contact your student’s school - even when in Distance Learning - if your student is diagnosed with COVID-19
11/30/2020
At SouthWest Metro Intermediate District, our goal is to provide as much in-person learning time as possible. We need our school community to work together toward this goal and help us stop the spread of COVID-19 so students can get back into the classroom.
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DownDog App
11/30/2020
SWMetro staff have access to free membership of DownDog app. The app allows you to practice fitness anywhere you go!
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We are a 
NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™
Learn more at www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation

Upcoming Events


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Due to COVID-19, scheduled school days may fluctuate. Please continue to check our website for the latest news regarding student instruction and staff days.

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