FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Question: What are normal school hours?
K4 & K5: Monday - Friday, 8:10 AM - 11:45 AM
ELEMENTARY (1st - 6th): Monday - Thursday, 8:10 AM to 3 PM; Friday, 8:10 AM - 12:00 PM
JUNIOR HIGH / HIGH SCHOOL: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM; Fridays, 8:00 AM -12:30 PM
Question: Do you have a school calendar?
Answer: Yes, please click here to view our calendar.
Question: Do you have financial aid available?
Question: What is your school code for financial aid?
Answer: 29710 is the code you must enter on CFS Login.
Question: What is the student/teacher ratio?
Answer: The ratio of students to teachers is 16:1 for K5, 18:1 for 1st - 6th grade, 25:1 for 7th - 12th grade.
Question: What is your dress code?
Answer: We adhere to a relaxed Dress code that exemplifies modesty and neatness. Fridays are Spirit Days. Students wear jeans and Gateway spirit shirts. Download a copy of the dress code.
Question: Do you have school supply lists?
Answer: Yes. Our school supply lists are available on our website each summer. Click here to download the supply lists.
Question: What sports do you offer?
Answer: Yes, we offer Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Track & Field, Swim, Golf, and Volleyball
Learn more about the sports we offer on our Athletics page.
Question: Do you require students to have parking permits?
Answer: No, students can park on campus in designated areas.
Question: How do 7th - 12th-grade students get a locker assignment?
Answer: Students come in at the end of the Summer before school starts to receive their locker assignments.
Question: Are all of your teachers degreed or certified?
Answer: Yes, all of Gateway's teachers are degreed or certified.
Question: What percentage of your students go on to college?
Answer: We are pleased to report that 95% of Gateway students proceeded to college.
Question: How often do you have chapel services?
Answer: Students attend chapel once a week. Chapel services are available via our live stream on the GCS YouTube channel.
Question: Do you have a closed campus?
Answer: Juniors and Seniors are allowed to leave campus for lunch. All other grades have lunch on campus. Visitors must be approved through the administration.
Question: Can students buy their lunch?
Answer: Students can bring their lunch, or they may buy a lunch from our full-service cafeteria. Lunch tickets are available for purchase lunch on Ren Web, the Parent Login website, or they may send money with their child.
Question: Is your school Accredited?
Answer: We are accredited through the State of New Mexico and ACSI.
Question: Can students use cell phones at school?
Answer: Students are not allowed to use cell phones during school hours.
Question: When my child is absent, do I need to call into the school?
Answer: Yes, whenever a student is absent, you must call the office by 9:00 AM to report their absence.
School Office: 575.622.9710