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SWD Magnet Program for High Achievers
SWD Magnet Program
Dr. Esther Walters, Magnet Coordinator
   The Southwest DeKalb High School Magnet Program for High Achievers is designed to challenge students who will benefit from a fast-paced, stimulating environment. Our program provides a rigorous interdisciplinary course of study that meets the needs of highly motivated students. Special emphasis is placed on preparing students to succeed through higher-order critical thinking skills, creative and cooperative teaching, fluency in a second language, computer-based and multimedia instruction, and the infusion of multicultural literature.  

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School Choice Tour Dates
Southwest DeKalb will host School Choice School Dates
from 9:00 a.m.-Noon on:
January 11, 15 & 22
February 1, 7, & 12 

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DeKalb County School System Online Scholarship Guide
Dekalb County Schools students and parents can access information about 959 scholarships that cover a wide range of academic disciplines and eligibility requirements as well as tips to help you get scholarships and links to other resources about scholarships and financial aid.
SWD Magnet Advisory Board
Magnet Advisory Board 2018-19
Dr. Thomas Glanton
Magnet Coordinator
Dr. E. Yvette Walters

Coordinator (Emeritus)

Adrienne Lewis-Porter
Assistant Principal,
Head Counselor
Robin McDonald
12th Grade
Sanekia Stewart
Angela Williams
11th Grade
10th Grade
9th Grade


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