Welcome to SouthWest Metro

SouthWest Metro serves students in 11 member districts and 4 associate member districts across the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area with programs in Special Education, Career and Technical Education, 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

Wrapped Holiday Gifts
Holiday Donation Drives
This holiday season, SWMetro has three holiday donation drives: Gifts for Seniors hosted by New Beginnings, HOSA and SkillsUSA Lets Light Up the Holidays Drive, and Santa's Workshop hosted by SkillsUSA and HOSA.
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Teal Pumpkin Project
Teal Pumpkin Project 2019
Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions.
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Digital Distraction
Did you know the average person checks their phone 150 times a day? According to research from Microsoft, when we leave a task to respond to a message, it takes about 16 minutes to get back to our previous point of productivity. The good news is there are ways to break this cycle!
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DIY Overnight Oats
Everyone deserves a tasty, healthy breakfast, but not all of us have time in the morning to really dedicate to preparing a full meal. How do we solve this? Overnight Oatmeal!
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We are a 
NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™
Learn more at www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation