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Gateway High School

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Posted February 17, 2010

I did not look foward to going there at first becuase i was coming from a private school Logos high. I really liked it once i gave it a chance. Josh Kish
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 15, 2009

Gateway was a great school...other than all the times the fire alarms were pulled... but i was in a health major & my anatomy&physiology class was the best ever!!! she taught me soo much, and even though the stupid board had to change us to a 7period a day schedule instead of block scheduling we still succeeded with flying colors!! i am proud to be a alumni of GIT!! our test scores were better than Metro's and because their an advanced school they kept it hidden..most of the teachers were great..
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 22, 2008

Gateway offers many programs they call Majors, these all carry articulated college credit in major colleges all over the country, some up to 56 college hrs: 1) Health Careers (EMT, CNA, Rehab. Therapy, Medical Lab. Technician) 2) Engineering (PLTW, Aviation Maintenance, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Computer Network Maintenance) 3) Animal Science (Veterinary Technician) 4) Business (Accounting, Web. Design, Business Management, Advanced Microsoft Applications, Programing C+) Gateway is a fine school with a divers population and a dedicated staff. Gateway has many advanced programs that compete in national competitions. Last year Gateways career and technical education students competed in the national SkillsUSA competition and had one student who took the gold and placed FIRST in the aviation maintenance portion and a student who placed in the top five for their emergency medical technician portion of the competition. There are misconceptions of city schools and Gateway is a hidden gem.


Posted March 28, 2008

The kids at this school are wonderful! They just recieved North Central Accreditation!


Posted July 7, 2007

Gateway, well not the best school to attend unless it has to do with your major, but a rough 3 percent of students are major bad influences on children. I don't highly recommend Gateway, but if your child is interested in entering a medical, journalism, math, science, technology and more career, then I would recommend it at a risk.


Posted April 17, 2006

Gateway wasn't a bad school. I graduated from the school in 1999, the year of the bomb threats. Good times. The teachers were fine, and from what I understand, most of them are still around. The school isn't so bad.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 8, 2005

this is a great school for parents who want their children to be in an enviroment where teachers care and many oppertunities are present!
—Submitted by a student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
16%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 54% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
31%
English

The state average for English was 60% in 2013.

245 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II

The state average for English II was 69% in 2013.

316 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 61% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Government

The state average for Government was 54% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
30%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 47% in 2013.

234 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students56%
Black42%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Free or reduced-price lunch52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students59%

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Biology

All Students48%
Black41%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White57%
Free or reduced-price lunch45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient students41%

English

All Students27%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White38%
Free or reduced-price lunch24%
Students with disabilities0%
Limited English proficient students14%

English II

All Students36%
Black33%
Asian/Pacific Islander22%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White49%
Free or reduced-price lunch33%
Students with disabilities9%
Limited English proficient students20%

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Government

All Students8%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

U.S. History

All Students18%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White27%
Free or reduced-price lunch14%
Students with disabilities3%
Limited English proficient students3%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 61% 17%
White 26% 74%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 2%
Hispanic 5% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Math specialist(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Dr. Elizabeth Bender
Fax number
  • (314) 776-8267

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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5101 McRee Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 776-3300

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