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Programs

Classes

Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Heritage Spanish program
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
Special schedule Block scheduling

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 32%
White 26%
Black 16%
Asian 15%
Two or more races 7%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 4%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 41%
Female 51%
Male 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Golf
Soccer
Extended care / Extended programs After

After school program

Program name Gateway Middle School Afterschool Program
About the program The Gateway Middle School Afterschool Program is made up of three components including academic support, youth leadership and enrichment classes. Immediately after school lets out students will receive academic support for 90 minutes, which is taught by classroom teachers, peer tutors and USF students. Enrichment activities take place daily after the academic block, and include STEM Club, health and wellness, art and leadership.
Operated by Buchanan YMCA
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
End time 6:30 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? 6
8
7
Is there a fee for the program? No
Website Www.ymcasf/buchanan

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement The Gateway Parent Association (GPA) facilitates parent involvement in the school and supports the school through fundraising events and volunteer days. The Board of Trustees includes current Gateway parents. Additionally, we offer parent orientation each year and hold family conferences several times per year.

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School
Year received 2007
Academic award Honored as one of top 7 charter schools - United States Department of Education
Year received 2007
Academic award BCL Central Champions -- boys soccer, girls basketball
Year received 2006

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014