Southwestern Elementary School is located in the southwest area of the city of Suffolk. The quiet, rural setting is conducive for learning and for nurturing the children in the Holland community and surrounding areas. The school is committed to providing programs to meet the instructional needs of the students. Cooperative learning and hands-on activities and differentiated instruction are utilized by the staff to complement the students’ learning experiences.
Teachers at Southwestern Elementary support and implement the use of technology in their everyday teaching methods. Laptop computers, desktop computers, and interactive SchoolPads assist staff daily as they vary their instructional strategies to ensure that students master the Standards of Learning.