Gateway School

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126 Eucalyptus Ave

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 423-0341

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 266

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

46 Parent Reviews for Gateway School

I have two kids at Gateway School. They both love school and continue to grow both academically, socially and emotionally. One of the many things I love about Gateway is that they really do focus on the whole child--we have seen this time and time again. My children are nurtured and encouraged to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/15

Gateway School is a close-knit community full of interesting people. My husband, my two sons, and I have all made many friends in the four years that we have been a part of it. My boys are happy to go to school every day. Their caring teachers encourage their curiosity and their love of reading ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/04/15

Our son joined Gateway in 1st Grade after we moved to Santa Cruz from overseas. His brilliant first grade teacher and the supportive staff made the transition so much smoother and easier than we could ever have imagined. He is now in 4th Grade, where he continues to grow and thrive. He loves school and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/26/14

When our children were in pre-K, we did a thorough review of all local elementary schools, public & private. We chose Gateway School for these reasons: it offers K through Middle School, small classes (usually 14-17 kids per class), challenging academics, specialty classes such as art, music and the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/14

This school has many great things going for it especially if your child starts with the early years. The children essentially grow up together and form a tight knit team. I would not recommend it to families moving to the area and entering in any but the earliest years. There was some bullying behaviors ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/07/14

Gateway has been an amazing school for our three kids. The social-emotional learning is like an extension of the values we try to teach at home: kindness, respect, peaceful conflict resolution, etc. Teachers have the time and ability to really know our kids, and translate that knowing into a better ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/14

I have had children at Gateway for over a decade. My eldest is entering his Junior year of high school. Gateway prepared him not only for academic success, but also to help mold him into a good citizen with strong self esteem and leadership skills. Gateway's teachers are not only caring , but they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/14

They have a horribly misleading Smart Tuition program that traps you into being obligated to pay tuition even if you have financial hardship that makes it impossible after you've signed. They're sending us to collections for 4 months of tuition and our daughter hasn't set foot in the school for the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/14

My daughter attended Gateway School from K to 8th grade. We had only intended to stay for earlier years but we fell in love with the school. It is more than a school, it's a community or loving and supportive teachers, parents and kids.

Posted by a parent on 07/01/14

Gateway is an excellent school that offers stimulating, high quality education. Our daughters attended the middle school and had wonderful teachers who care deeply about the kids and their education. There is a strong sense of community at the schools and high level of participation from all sides - ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/14

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Santa Cruz schools — Gateway School is located at 126 Eucalyptus Ave, Santa Cruz CA 95060. 126 Eucalyptus Ave is in the 95060 ZIP code in Santa Cruz, CA Gateway School is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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