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Why Gateway High School

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Who We Are

Gateway High School, in Aurora Public Schools District 28J, is a public, comprehensive high school with an enrollment of approximately 1,550 students in grades nine through twelve. Our demographic breakdown is as follows: Hispanic- 56.1%; White 12.5%; Black or African- American 21.1%; Asian- 4.1%; American Indian- 0.8%; Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander- 0.8%; 2 or more races 4.6%.

Courses are comprehensive, ranging in scope from college preparatory to honors or advanced placement. Concurrent with classes at the home high school, students can attend the District’s career/technical school, participate in the ProStart culinary arts program or earn an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in cooperation with the Community College of Aurora.

Our Promise

We prepare students to be willing to try new things, hear and consider new ideas, and understand perspectives from a variety of cultural lenses.

Our Community

Our diverse and inclusive community gladly receives all students who come ready to pursue their passions, explore their potential, and challenge themselves to expand their mindsets.

Our Key to Success

Engaged teachers and staff develop and honor the curiosity of our students by uncovering their passion and motivation to learn and guiding their progression to becoming versatile, talented individuals.

Student Success

At Gateway, each student has access to a team of educational and social/emotional professionals. We are committed to the success of each student – whatever success looks like for them.

Diverse, Welcoming Community

Gateway’s community is welcoming and inclusive of all students. 

Teachers Who Care

Teachers at Gateway foster a community of academic excellence, student acceptance and a love of learning.

Come for a Visit!

There’s nothing like walking our halls, seeing our classrooms, and most of all meeting our students and teachers to get a sense of the energy and welcome feeling at Gateway. We’re happy to show you around. Simply give us a call at 303-755-7160 or drop us a note by clicking on the button below and we’ll set up a time with you.