Gateway School

5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-0212
Tel: (410)318-6780
Grades: NS-6 | 40 students
Gateway School offers a program of fully integrated special education and related services.
The program seeks to help each child reach his/her potential academically and socially and, when appropriate, promotes transition to a less restrictive or inclusive edcuational setting.
Small classes are staffed with a special education teacher and one or more instructional assistants, providing a student-teacher ratio of 3:1.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Autism, Developmental Delay, Speech, Language and Hearing Impairment, Other Health Impairment
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Gateway School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • A multidisciplinary team addresses each child's unique profile of strengths and needs, and strives to work closely with parents in the development and implementation of the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Intensive speech/language therapy is provided both individually and in small groups within the classroom. Other related services offered include audiology, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling, social work, and psychological services. A half-day or full-day pre-school program for 2, 3 and 4 year olds emphasizes language development, social skills training, and school readiness. The full-day classes for 5 - 12 year olds provide a structured program geared to the development of language, academic skills and appropriate social behaviors. Emphasis is placed on expanding and refining language skills that, in turn, support social growth and academic progress.

Profile last updated: 09/24/2015

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