Great school, with a strong focus on academics and social skills. The principals are personable and know each student by name, the teachers are readily accessible, and student scores/ progress are available online.
Our son is new to the Gateway community. So far as parents we have found the educational experience to be academically challenging. Teachers and staff are enthusiastic about their roles. Social challenges have been address appropriately and in an expedient nature to encourage positive self esteem and problem solving. We are happy with this school and our choice to send our son there.
My son just finished his first week of sixth grade at Gateway MS. He states that he likes all of his teachers and that especially in Spanish, the classwork has been fun, inventive and engaging. He says all of the students are really nice and there is no bullying or unkind words spoken. We picked this school for the small class-size, individualized instruction and college preparatory curriculum. We are extremely optimistic that our son will have an joyful and challenging educational experience at GMS!
This is a super school that has a code of ethics and keeps to it. We hope the school stays put for next year but since it is a charter school the SFUSD gives it low priority for real estate and that is not good for the kids. The teachers are very dedicated to our child and email or call us when we have questions. We recommend this school to prospective middle school parents.
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