POC Registration Information

  • Step One

    If you applied to one of Southwest's Programs of Choice and the district notified you of your acceptance to the program, please proceed. If the district has not notified you of your acceptance please do not go any further. 


    Step Two

    For in-district students: Join the Southwest GSPOC Google Classroom (Code: tmfflyp) and complete the paperwork under the "Classwork" Tab.

    For out of district students: Download the following paperwork, fill it out, and upload it to this form: https://forms.gle/GFFxXHEepvFNHEiH6.

    - English Paperwork

    - Spanish Paperwork

    - Paperwork Checklist

    - Instructions for Signing a Google Doc



    Change of Plans?

    If you would like to decline your place in the program of choice you were assigned, please do so on one of the forms below.

    - English Form

    - Spanish Form


About our Programs

  • Collegiate Academy

    » Freshmen students will take college courses on the Southwest High School Campus, and beginning in their sophomore year, they will take some courses on the Tarrant County College South Campus. This ensures a smooth transition with adequate social and emotional support.
    » Students will have the opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts degree from Tarrant County College.


    Broadcast Journalism and Media Technology

    Be part of a production crew and learn the skills needed to be on television or radio. Students in this program explore the exciting world of television, radio, audio recording, computer animation, lighting and set design. This dynamic program provides real-world experience in broadcast journalism, sports broadcasting, and audio/video production.

    » Students get real-world, hands-on experience in Radio/TV/Photography/ Graphic Design/Web and Set Design.
    » A partnership with the District’s EdTV puts students on a television news set and at the controls in a radio studio to produce live programming for the FWISD cable channel multiple times a week.
    » Students have won the SkillsUSA National Championship in Broadcast News Production as well as Career Pathways in Arts A/V and a state championship in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
    » Opportunities include using the live multi-camera production truck at sporting, fine arts, and community events where students do it all – from operating cameras to directing and replay.
    » Students graduate prepared to excel in nationally recognized college programs for broadcast journalism.


    Music & Sound Design

    Students spend time in the lab and studio creating, recording, and performing original music (pop, rock, hip-hop, etc.) using technology and their principle and/ or electronic instruments. The process of songwriting, recording, mixing, and production provides students the material to develop a digital portfolio of professional quality music productions. This opportunity is open to non-traditional music students eager to learn to use technology in an authentic, self-directed musical experience.

    » Students learn the internationally recognized music technology program by Ableton Push Initiative industry. This sponsorship is exclusive to North Texas.
    » Student performances demonstrate music technology at the national NAfME Conference.
    » Students perform annually at Arts Goggle, Fort Worth’s premier festival of local artists and musicians.
    » Student recording artists “YSK” were signed to an independent distribution deal with Smith Music Group. 






    18 students in the Gold Seal Program of Choice for Broadcast Journalism/Media Technology qualified for state in February 2020. 


    Broadcast News Production

    1st Place: Lyeanna Cedillo, Cecilia Delgado, Daniel De La Cruz and Mario Media 

    2nd Place: Jessica Acevedo, Matthew Bailey, Damaris Salazar and Elizabeth Torres

    3rd Place: Breanna Cantu, Jocelyn Corona Luis, Esmeralda Garcia and Jazmin Rocha 

    4th Place: Austin Green, Kennedi Luster, Thomas Neal and Andrew Samuels


    Pin Design

    1st Place: Matthew Bailey 


    T-shirt Design

    1st Place: Isis Kirven

    2nd Place: Yamilett Chavira


    Career Pathways

    1st Place: Matthew Bailey, Jocelyn Corona Luis and Austin Green


    Community Service

    1st Place: Breana Cantu, Damaris Salazar and Elizabeth Torres


    Extemporaneous Speaking

    1st Place: Austin Green


    Job Interview

    1st Place: Matthew Bailey 

    3rd Place: Esmeralda Garcia