Public Assistance Programs
Parents, we welcome you to click the links below to familiarize yourself with the Public Assistance programs that are now available in our community.  If you have any questions, as always, please feel free to contact the school.

County Flyer for Applying for Services
Program Descriptions
Combined Flyer with Program Descriptions

Gaston Family Health Services Online Enrollment
Did you know that your child can begin receiving behavioral health services at school?  Southwest is proudly partnering with Gaston Family Health Services to provide school based interventions to any child who may struggle with academics, developmental issues, relationships, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, behavioral concerns, grief, transition, and more.  These services are provided to any child regardless of insurance type or ability to pay.  No service will ever be denied.  Signing up is now easier than ever.  Simply fill out an enrollment packet or click the provided link below and you will be redirected to a secure enrollment form.

Sign Now Links:



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School Supply Lists for 2020-21

Click on the links below to find the supplies your child will need for the 2020-21 school year.

PreK Supply List
Kindergarten Supply List
First Grade Supply List
Second Grade Supply List

Southwest Lion Cub Pride

Click on the padlet link below to see the amazing things happening at Southwest Primary School throughout our time of remote learning during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Southwest Spotlight on Good News

Click on the Morning Announcements tile below to catch up on all of Mrs. Sigmon's daily announcements.
                         Morning Announcements

Upcoming Events

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Quick Links

Principal's Weekly Newsletter

What's going on at Southwest?  Read our principal's weekly newsletter to find out.

Notes from the School Nurse

School Nurse Website
Click here to visit Nurse Suzie's website.

Become a Southwest Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer here at Southwest?  If so, all you have to do is click the link below to find out more information about the Hickory Public Schools Volunteer Tracker.

                     Volunteer Tracker

                     NC School Report Card
                      Lion Cubs

                                  Southwest Elementary Facebook

Southwest Primary is now on Facebook! Search for the "Southwest Primary School" Facebook page or click the Facebook logo above.