The Gateway Academy

3721 Dacoma Street,
Houston, TX, 77092-0713
     Tel: (713)659-7900
Grades: 7 - 12 | 43 students
Realizing that students have individual learning styles and needs, Gateway provides a highly structured and individualized program in a success oriented environment where students learn and grow together.
Gateway Academy believes that a balance of strong academics, good research-based teaching, physical activity, and a collaborative counseling approach make our middle and high school program unique to the Houston Area. The cornerstone to our program is our strong academic program.
We have taken a typical Middle and High School curriculum and transformed it to meet the needs of our student population.
Our goal is to give our students the skills to graduate from Gateway Academy with a diploma in hand, ready to tackle college or vocational endeavors.
Gateway  teachers come to us ready  to teach with an expertise of their field and a heart for our students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Autism, Asbergers, Social anxiety, Language delays, ADHD
Year Founded 10

Student Body

Total Students 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 5 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,000
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director M Bauman

School Notes:

Gateway Academy is a private school where caring, trust, respect, and fine teaching take 7th-12th grade students to new levels of confidence, competence and opportunity. Our students typically have learning disorders such as Dyslexia, Language Delays, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD and Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities that impact some of the following areas:

Time management skills

Organizational difficulties

Visual-spatial weaknesses

Abstract conceptual reasoning

Social situations and transitions

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Memorial Hall School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Childrens Cottage (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Childrens Cottage (0.5 miles away)
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