Southwest Schools

The JASON Project at Southwest Schools

August 5, 2015

Southwest Schools is a small district of choice located in southwest Houston and is composed of a four year public high school, a middle school (grades 6 – 8), 2 elementary campuses, pre-kinder programs, and the Phoenix school (K-12) which provides educational services to several residential treatment programs. This TEA accredited district has a student population of approximately 2,000 students, of which 83% are Hispanic; 8% Black, non-Hispanic; 8% White, non-Hispanic; and 1% Asian/Pacific Islander or Two or More Races. Additionally, 87% of the students are economically disadvantaged and 50% are LEP (limited English proficient).