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

 Krasmira and Nenio stand with their United States citizenship documents and American flags wearing masks.
Congratulations Krasmira and Nenio!
09/23/2020
Krasmira and Nenio began classes at SWMetro ABE in October and continued to attend citizenship classes on Zoom as COVID began in the spring of last year.
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The Scott County Prevention Coalition (SCPC) Youth Substance Use Parent Survey
09/18/2020
The Scott County Prevention Coalition (SCPC) is looking to gather information from parents of students in Scott County schools related to youth substance use. SCPC will use this information to better address youth substance use in our community.
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COVID-19 Testing
COVID Testing - Week of August 24, 2020
08/24/2020
Monday, August 24; Tuesday, August 25; Wednesday, August 26 | Open to everyone, symptoms or no symptoms, free, no insurance needed
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COVID-19 Updates
Coronavirus Update - August 21, 2020
08/21/2020
Healthy & Safety at SouthWest Metro Intermediate District | A Message to the SouthWest Metro Community - While we are still trying to define the many details of how this upcoming school year will look, we are certain that we will not be participating in randomized COVID testing of our students while they are attending our programs.
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School Supplies
Save Receipts for School Supplies!
08/17/2020
Minnesota Revenue offers two valuable tax benefits for parents who purchase school supplies for their K-12 students, the K-12 Education Credit and Subtraction.
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