Our Vision Statement
About Sweetwater I.S.D.
The Sweetwater Independent School District serves approximately 2,250 students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 on seven campuses; high school, middle school, intermediate school, two elementary schools, early childhood center, and participates in the Wallace Alternative Education High School located in Colorado City, Texas.
Sweetwater ISD is also the fiscal agent for a nine-member school special education shared service arrangement.
In Sweetwater, excellence is not only a goal, it is a standard. Students have opportunities to participate in UIL academic competitions. The fine arts program enjoys outstanding successes, especially in band and choral music. In athletics, teams consistently excel in football, basketball, baseball, track, softball, power-lifting, volleyball, golf, and tennis.
Description of the district
Sweetwater ISD is made up of 9 buildings: an administration building located at 207 Musgrove, Sweetwater, Texas; Sweetwater High School located at 1205 Ragland, Sweetwater, Texas; Sweetwater Middle School located at 305 Lamar, Sweetwater, Texas; Sweetwater Intermediate School located at 705 East Third, Sweetwater, Texas; East Ridge Elementary School located at 1700 East 12th Street; Southeast Elementary School located at 1201 Mustang Drive, Sweetwater, Texas; J. P. Cowen Early Childhood Center located at 700 W. Fourth Street; a Maintenance Department located at 1300 Crane, Sweetwater, Texas; and a Food Service Department located at 601 East 12th Street.
Geographically, the Sweetwater ISD encompasses 297 square miles of rural territory. The U. S. Census Bureau reported the 2009 population estimate for the district as 14543.