Gateway High School

1300 South Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Gateway High School serves 1,694 students in grades 9-12.
Gateway High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gateway High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Gateway High School's student population of 1,694 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Gateway High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gateway High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1690 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
34%
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Black
23%
5%
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White
13%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.60
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Graduation Rate
68%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gateway High School is Overland High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Axl Academy (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Axl Academy Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
    0.7 miles
    14100 East Jewell Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303) 377-0758
    0.7 PK-8 494
  • Aurora Jewell Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
    0.7 miles
    14601 East Jewell Ave
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303) 751-8862
    0.7 PK-5 447
  • Aurora Montessori Del Mundo Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 302 students
    0.7 miles
    15503 East Mississippi Ave Uni
    Aurora, CO 80017
    (720) 432-2548
    0.7 PK-5 302
  • Aurora Aurora Hills Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    1.1 miles
    1009 South Uvalda St
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303) 341-7450
    1.1 6-8 855
  • Aurora Aurora Quest K-8 Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 599 students
    1.1 miles
    472 South Wheeling St
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303) 343-3664
    1.1 K-8 599

School Reviews

5  
do not let the reputation of the students define this school. i always heard that gateway was a bad school with bad students. the year i was transferred there i was terrified. But, I was wrong. This school is amazing. The teachers and faculty are so great and caring, even the lunch ladies. I'm proud to be a Gateway Alumni, and the past graduates agree. Take every one of gateways many scholastic offers, you will never regret it.
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