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9-12
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Kissimmee, FL
Students enrolled: 2,499

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93 Panther Paws Trail
Kissimmee, FL 34744

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(407) 935-3600
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April 17, 2014
Gateway High School I just called Wednesday to ask if will be classes for Thursday and Friday the person who answer the phone gave lot of information about how my grandson was doing, I glad to have all that information I shared with my daughter if every parent of family call to find how their kids are doing will be great for the school and the students the grades are not only part of the teachers or students the parents have to be involve too.

- submitted by a community member
August 16, 2013
This county in general doesn't know how to function.My mother and I have left emails,phone calls etc. for months,now do you think they ever returned our calls?NO! I haven't been in school sense February this year.And they did nothing to hep us out to get me enrolled.So they tolled me to do FLVS online so I can make up what I missed sense we moved here. Now I am almost done with the courses,maybe around 1 unit left and we went to go talk to someone about enrolling me to do both online and school. But they said no! And if I were to enroll that my points for that semester are wiped clean.So I was upset,went home got an email from my online teacher saying I could do both and there should be no problem with it.We called the number they said it depends on my school (Gateway High School). So we went to the offices of Osceola schools and talked to some one if i could enroll, they said it depends on the school.Here we go again with the no answering no emailing school. We have been emailing everyone no writes/calls back !I am sick and tire of this county with their way of running a school.School doesn't want me?I don't want them

- submitted by a student
May 24, 2013
Gateway High school is an excellent school. It has different programs that are academic such as the Gold Seal Medical Program and even students from the Osceola School of the Arts go to Gateway for the drama and art classes. We also have a great ROTC program that is Marines and we won states. We have many performances from the band and have many many plays from the drama department. Students from all over the county go to our school for the I.B program. This is school is amazing and it really has guidance counselor that cares for students and never forgets about you. They remember your name and every time they see they say hello and greet you. Overall this school is an 5-start school.

- submitted by a student
March 27, 2011
I love GHS and believe this is one of the best HS in Osceola County. My daughter graduated from GHS in May 2007, and is currently finishing her Bachellors degree in USF and enrolled in a master's degree program. The teachers and administrators at Gateway HS are extremely helpful. I absolubtly highly recomment Gateway HS. Go Panther!!!

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March 31, 2009
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no rating December 19, 2008
I heard so many bad things about the school but I believe a school does not make the student. The student makes the school. So far, my son has not had one problem. He has so many friends. He is in the honors program. While the curriculum is a bit tough he is keeping up the pace and it's made him much more responsible and serious about his future. He plays varsity football and now helps out with the basketball team. He's taken the PSAT's and has a feel for the SAT exams. He is looking forward to the next few years and already thinking about college. This is the attitude I want him to keep. The teachers are good. I've emailed them on several occasions when I have had concerns and they have responded all the time. Some have emailed me at their initiative. Communication is the key to success!

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2008
The standard of the school has greatly decrease this year mainly, I believe, because of the cuts in school funds. Otherwise the school is great and the teachers are helpfull and well educated

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2008
i believe this school is better than the average public school. i am in the IB program over there and the students are great and willing to learn at all costs. i think that if you know that your parents can't afford your college try to get to this school so that you will excel in your academics. this school can up your atheltic ability but not as high as poinciana high school(basketball,football)

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June 19, 2007
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October 11, 2006
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January 10, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
December 23, 2005
This is a very good school, the students get all the attetntion that they need.

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December 10, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2005
Gateway is a good school. I learned a lot as a former student.

- submitted by a former student
June 15, 2005
The principal is very involved. He runs a 'tight ship'. Security is high. Students can choose to associate with other students who are focused on academics. The rumors that run around about this school are unjustified.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2005
This is the best school in florida.

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June 01, 2005
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May 24, 2005
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May 10, 2005
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February 24, 2005
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- submitted by a student
January 10, 2005
The mainstream courses at Gateway High School are mostly acceptable, though some are subpar, due partially to the low-budget school district and lack of sufficient numbers in the teaching staff. However, I remain impressed with the International Baccalaureate courses and teachers, which seem to be excellent. However, in an ideal environment such as an IB classroom, where students are motivated, disciplined and willing to learn, it probably wouldn't matter if the teacher was a complete moron. Unfortunately, as is to be expected, students still remain who are there only because they are too young to drop-out and create continuous discipline problems for the school. Under the new principal, though, discipline seems to be taking a turn for the better.

- submitted by a student
January 07, 2005
The main problem with this school is that it is overpopulated! The IB program is great, however great regular academic classes as well as good teachers are harmed because there are just way too many students per classroom. Some sports are not that successful, but yet they do provide a good opportunity for students to develop their athletic abilities.

- submitted by a parent
December 04, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2004
this is the greatest school ever.My son went there and got a quality education.

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May 24, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2004
To me the school is not good at all they wait for the last minute to tell your students if they graduate at all. They know these students are paying for their senior fees and all and wait 2 days before graduation to tell a student sorry but your not graduating.

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2004
My daughter graduated from the IB program at GHS in 2002 and was so ready for college that she thought her freshman year was easy. My second daughter will gradute in 2005 and is not in the IB program and is still getting a quality education. (she has some of the same teachers as IB does) I visited all the high schools in Osceola before sending my children there and GHS was by far the best one.

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2003
I am a graduate of GHS (class of 2002), as is my older brother, and my younger sister is there now. For everyone's information- the IB program was given to GHS in the hopes that it would improve the school and it's reputation, *not* because it was so wonderful that it was the only school that deserved it. The teachers and administration have become so caught up in the IB program that the majority of non-IB students feel ignored, left out, and resentful. The administration when I was at GHS was very difficult to talk to, for students and parents. Miscommunications were frequent, and often had severe results. The principal has changed, but as far as I can tell from my sister's current experiences, the administration as a whole is still the same way. I was fortunate enough to have several very good teachers at GHS, but like every school there were those who had no business being in the profession (why be a teacher when you clearly dislike children and parents??). Giving students 'busy work', or listing the page numbers on the board and sitting at your desk all period is no way to teach a class. As far as extracurricular activities, the school put a great deal of support (financially and otherwise) behind the sports teams (even those which never won), but the band program was often ignored, despite the awards and successes it experienced. Safety and discipline were about average, although the miscommunications mentioned before were often in regard to discipline, causing it to be irregular, too lenient, or too harsh. Overall, students who have graduated from Gateway and have gone on to further successes did not get preparation for the real world and college and the 'tools they needed to succeed' from GHS- they had it in themselves all along.

- submitted by a former student
November 17, 2003
My 3 children graduated from Gateway. They all graduated from FSU and my son has earned his Doctorate. This school helped them on their way. Education is what each child takes from the school to move forward and that depends on the student not the school . I believe every teacher wants the best for the student no matter what grade the school has or gets .

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2003
Okay, I'm not a parent, but I am a student at Gateway High School. I personally feel that we do have great teachers, although the best teachers we have are so caught up with the IB students which gives us students in Honors Classes or Mainsgtream classes no advantage. I feel that the teachers should be spread throughout the levels evenly giving everyone the opprotunity to work with well organized instructors. Thanks!

- submitted by a community member
October 07, 2003
It is interesting to note that this 'D' school supposedly has the highest level teacher education while an 'A' school less than a mile away has the lowest teacher education in the area. The administration of this school barricades themselves (from concerned parents) behind operators and secretaries. You would think that a school with such a low rating would be pushing as hard as they can to improve the level of education of the students instead of trying to have the best band in the county, or, wasting time studying for the fcat.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2003
Being in Osceola County, and having my child grow up here, I feel he has not had the benefits that other counties provide in Florida for other students. Many times my spouse and I have become frustrated with procedures - even before the school starts (getting school supply list, schedules...) to school grades from a non-working email site. Often times, while reviewing the material handed out, we have found 'errors' in the review material. Maybe if the teachers would take the time and observe their class obligations, maybe this would not happen. A concerned Mom.

- submitted by a community member
September 10, 2003
Students in Osceola County are lucky to have the IB program available to them, and Gateway High School is fortunate to have the IB program housed there. It has contributed to increased student participation in all extracurricular activities and especially to higher test scores overall. The teachers are excellent, the program is challenging and certainly provides excellent preparation for college. The Gateway administration and the school district need to be more appreciative of the IB program and recognize all the positives it has provided GHS.

- submitted by a community member
August 31, 2003
My daughter graduated in May 2003. I feel Gateway gave her all the tools to succeed in college and beyond. Gateway was lucky to get the International Baccalaureate program which is a very fast paced and challeging program. My daughter was always doing projects, papers and/or research. A big problem is not enough parental involvement and that is what will make or break a student. Gateway has many great teachers, administrators and resources to make each and every student be the best they can.

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2003
I have 2 students currently in Gateway. They, thank God, are good students and are involved with sports. They have, so far, been able to stay away from the 'bad element'. There are always areas that can be improved but as far as pubic schools go..Gateway is better and safer than any other high school in Osceola County. I researched the violence stats at the Sheriff's Office.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
Gateway High School is a safe and wonderful school for all children. It was chosen as the ONLY school in the county to have the International Baccalaureate Program. With the help of experienced teachers and staff, standarized test scores have risen even though the school has over an 80% minority rate. I am very proud to be a part of Gateway High School.

- submitted by a former student
August 10, 2003
I think that this school is far to over populated and I think my child deserves a better education than what this school can give her. Yet I also fell thaat if the goverment would spen more moneyon our schools then our children who have more f a chance. Concerned parent

- submitted by a parent
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Gateway High School
93 Panther Paws Trail, Kissimmee, FL  34744
(407) 935-3600
Last modified Gateway High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Gateway High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top