New Gateway Tardy Policy
Posted on 09/20/2022

From GHS Student Success Team

New Gateway Tardy Policy

Gateway's attendance goal this year is 95% average daily attendance (ADA).

Students with 95% > and or 0 tardies will be entered into a drawing to win the following:

  • $10-$20 gift cards
  • Gateway Gear
  • Flat screen TV
  • Phone Cases
  • College Gear
  • Airpods
  • Water bottles
  • Sporting Event Tickets - (Nuggets, Rapids, Rockies)
  • Snacks
  • Blankets
  • Homecoming & Prom Tickets

What happens if I'm late to class?

Students with 6+ tardies in a week will receive:

  • Parent/Guardian phone call home
  • One on One meeting with your grade-level dean


  • Wednesday restoration after school from 3:30pm-4:30pm


  • Two lunch detentions (Thursdays and Fridays)
  • Students who fail to attend will face additional consequences
    • Parent/guardian meeting with your assistant principal, dean, case manager and counselor.
    • Parent/guardian shadow
    • Saturday school
    • Other assigned consequences

Students with 5+ unexcused absences in a quarter will receive:

  • Daily or weekly progress monitoring/ check-in's
  • Regularly scheduled parent/guardian meetings
  • Parent/guardian or staff classroom shadow
  • Home visit
  • Saturday School
  • other loss of privileges (for example: no homecoming, parking permit, athletic events, etc)

We look forward to supporting your success at Gateway High School! Please connect with you Grade Level Team if you have any questions!