answers to many of your questions...

Is Gateway Academy (GA) a registered school recognized by the State of New York? GA is a registered NYS School and is approved by the NYS Board of Regents. As a registered school GA can grant academic credit in NYS. GA is also a long-standing member of the Association of Christian Schools International. Our High School specifically is accredited with SACS, AdvancEd and ACSI.


What makes GA a safe school? GA's first priority is security: GA staffs an armed security guard during the school week; most of our facility, inside and out, is video monitored; parents and guests are screened before entering our building; staff are continually trained for fire and lock down drills; and all staff undergo rigorous background checks.

What about emotional safety? GA has a nurturing school environment that does not tolerate actual bullying. Our teachers are excellent in their ability to connect with students, thus creating a healthy relational school environment.  


Is there bus transportation? Yes, transportation can be obtained through the NYC Office of Pupil Transportation for elementary - middle school students. Call 718-966-8695 ext. 140 email gareception@gatewayacademyny.org for more information.


Is there Before and After Care? Yes. Before Care runs from 7:00 – 8:25 AM and After Care from 3:00 – 5:30 PM.  


When should I apply? You can apply now! New applications are accepted for review year-around.


When does the school day start and end? Full-time pre-k students through high school: 8:25 AM – 2:45 PM. Students in our half-day pre-k program attend until 11:30 AM.


Is there a standard uniform and where can I purchase it? Yes, there is a uniform. Uniforms are ordered at Flynn & O’Hara at 2645 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY. You can also order online here www.flynnandohara.com.