Technology Requirements

Each family who meets financial qualifications, as well as each Special Education student, is supplied with a computer, printer, microphone, and software that adhere to Southwest School requirements. Families are supplemented for a portion of their Internet connection fees and Southwest School provides the technical support and troubleshooting you need to keep your system running smoothly. These systems are instructional property and must be returned to TXVA@SW when the student has completed his or her enrollment with us.

Computers provided by TXVA@SW follow these technical specs:

Speed: 200 MHz or better
RAM: 32MB (minimum)
Disk space: 200MB or more
CDROM: 4x
Monitor: 15-inch display
Video: SVGA (800 x 600 pixel resolution)
Audio: 16-bit sound card
Modem: 33.3 kbps (minimum)
Microphone and speakers
Operating system: Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT
33.3 kbps modem
Microsoft® Internet Explorer
Adobe® Reader® 5
Real Player® (Version 7)
Macromedia Flash™ (Version 5)
QuickTime®

Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Adobe and Acrobat Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

RealPlayer is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.

Macromedia Flash is a trademark or registered trademark of Macromedia, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

QuickTime is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.