The Gateway Academy

3721 Dacoma Street
Houston, TX 77092-0713
Tel: (713)659-7900
Grades: 6-12 | 60 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
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Autism, Social Anxiety, Language delays, ADHD, Mood Disorders
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $34,000
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Stephen Tiemann
Admissions Associate Michelle Henderson


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and FieldBasketballTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Gateway Academy is a private school where caring, trust, respect, and fine teaching take 6th-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 skillsOrganizational difficultiesVisual-spatial weaknessesAbstract conceptual reasoningSocial situations and transitions
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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $12,764 for elementary schools and $14,355 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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