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

COVID-19 Updates
Coronavirus Update - July 31, 2020
Leading up to the release of Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan on July 30th, the SouthWest Metro administration team has been working diligently to consider the needs of each of our diverse services and programs and the logistics of the learning models we can offer our students.
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Educational Foundation Announces 2020 Recipients
SouthWest Metro Educational Foundation has released the names of Recipients for the 2020 Scholarship Awards. Students submitted applications through early March for consideration.
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Stress & Eating
During difficult or emotional times your body will trigger responses to cope with the stress. One of these responses triggers the release of cortisol which can cause an increased appetite and motivation to eat
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NEW! Workplace English - Online Class
Wednesdays - July 8th through August 12th | Learn professional English language skills like reading charts, memos, and safety signs; writing paragraphs and if-then sentences; and mastering grammar and word order. Free. Online. For adults.
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SWMetro Welcomes Bloomington Public Schools!
SWMetro welcomes Bloomington Public Schools as a new Associate Member!
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We are a 
NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™
Learn more at www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation