GATE Academy

1 Saint Vincent Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903-0949
Tel: (415)491-4700
Grades: K-8 | 42 students
GATE Academy
GATE Academy
Our mission is to cluster cognitively gifted students in small groups with their intellectual peers and provide them with an inquiry-based, accelerated, self-paced curriculum in a school environment that celebrates them for who they are. 

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Cognitive Giftedness
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade GATE Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,450
Tuition Notes Tuition is for193 days of instruction, staggered year-round, and includes aftercare from 3:15-5:00pm

School Notes:

  • GATE Academy is an inquiry-based school for deep, reflective thinkers—children who have a passion for knowing and understanding. Our students delight in exercising logic, spotting contradictions a mile away, and taking fantastic leaps of imagination that are as deep a need to them as sleeping and breathing. Because our students have been taught to take ownership over their education—from formatting questions and conducting research, to analyzing data and content, to being completely dialed into discussions and presentations—GATE is a school where students are wholly engaged. We are located on the beautiful St. Vincent campus in San Rafael.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Timothy Murphy School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Timothy Murphy School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori De Terra Linda (1.8 miles away)
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  • San Rafael
    Timothy Murphy School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 32 students
    0.5 miles
    1 Saint Vincents Dr
    San Rafael, CA 94903
  • San Rafael
    Star Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 37 students
    1.1 miles
    4470 Redwood Hwy Ste 101
    San Rafael, CA 94903
  • San Rafael
    St Isabella School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 263 students
    1.2 miles
    Po Box 6188
    San Rafael, CA 94903
  • San Rafael
    Marin Waldorf School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K-9 | 231 students
    1.3 miles
    755 Idylberry Rd
    San Rafael, CA 94903
  • San Rafael
    Montessori De Terra Linda
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 134 students
    1.8 miles
    610 Del Ganado Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903

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