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Our Story

In 1998, a group of six parents had the dream of creating a school that would be a gateway to college for all students regardless of race, income, or learning style. They founded Gateway High School, a college preparatory, public charter school in San Francisco, on the paired principles that all students can learn at high levels and that all students learn differently. Since then, more than 96% of our graduates have gone on to college (double the statewide rate).

Community Night at the Giants

Giants Night

Community Night at the Giants

Join us for a night of baseball and community fun as we celebrate Gateway's 20th anniversary.

Friday, April 12, 2019 
6:45 PM game time
Oracle Park (formerly AT&T Park)

Gateway students, families, faculty and staff, friends, and alumni are invited to pack the stands and cheer on the San Francisco Giants as they face off against the Colorado Rockies. Tickets are offered on a sliding scale so everyone in our Gateway community has the opportunity to attend. 

Good Teaching Matters - Angelica

Gateway Middle School Teacher

We're Hiring!

Gateway teachers believe in the potential of all students. They are committed to their students, to their own learning and reflection, and to social change. If you are seeking an inclusive environment that helps all students acquire the skills, habits, and knowledge required for success in college and beyond, we would like the opportunity to get to know you.

Student Voices

Mauricio M
Mauricio from Gateway
"In addition to teaching me real-world learning skills, Gateway has taught me to be an advocate for myself, my learning, and my future."
Mauricio M
University of Puget Sound
Zalika C
Zalika from Gateway High School
"Gateway gives you all the resources you need to start your future."
Zalika C
Colby College
Steven C
Steven from Gateway
"Gateway encouraged me to explore different career options and helped me find an internship where I was inspired to work in the tech industry."
Steven C
UC San Diego

Latest News

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