Welcome to Southwest Middle School. Southwest Middle School is located in beautiful Albert Lea, Minnesota. We are a sixth through seventh grade school. 

Middle school principal making strides in achievement

Steve Kovach of Northfield has been the principal at Southwest Middle School for one and a half years. Prior to his job in Albert Lea, he worked multiple capacities in Lakeville Area Public Schools. -Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune

Click this link for the full Article: http://www.albertleatribune.com/2015/03/middle-school-principal-making-strides-in-achievement/

State Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist - Paula Buendorf

Please click the link below to view the KIMT News Story about Paula Buendorf who is a Semi-Finalist to be the 2015 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year.

Click this link to see the news story:  http://kimt.com/2015/02/25/local-educator-in-running-for-teacher-of-the-...

KAAL Excellent Educator - Amy Skinness

The link below takes you to the news article that aired on February 12, 2015 about Amy Skinness, 6th grade History Teacher at SWMS.

Click this link to see the news story:  KAAL Excellent Educator - Amy Skinness


Application for Free or Reduced Meal Prices (PDF, 355.72 KB)

Our school provides healthy meals each day. Please complete the Application for Educational Benefits if you wish to apply for meal payment assistance.

Return the completed form to the office of your child's school, or mail it to the Food Service Office (c/o Southwest Middle School, 1601 W Front St, Albert Lea, MN 56007) at your earliest convenience.