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Founded in 2010, Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis - Smiley is a charter public school that serves roughly 400 students across grades PreK-5. Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis - Smiley provides its students with an innovative world class education, rich in math, science and technology focused on preparing students to become bold inquirers, problem solvers and ethical leaders, skill-ready for post-secondary education to meet the challenges of a competitive global workforce.
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Supply Lists 2024-2025

Each grade level has a supply list specifically designed by the teachers. Please be as specific as possible when purchasing items for the school year.


We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Kindergarten Teacher to join our team at Gateway Science Academy, Smiley Campus.


Welcome to our school! We believe that parent participation is key to student success; our new website is designed to provide parents with all the information they need to be active participants in their student’s education. You will find that the site works just as well on mobile devices as it does on a desktop so you can find information on the go.
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About Us

The Mission of our school is to provide a safe and enriching learning environment where the whole student is nurtured and developed. Our teachers and administrators pledge to support the academic and emotional wellbeing of each and every student. Students will leave our school prepared with skills and knowledge that will give them advantages throughout their future educational and life experiences.

At A Glance

  • 2010 Founded
  • PreK-5 Grades Served
  • 444 Target Enrollment
  • 1:1 Technology