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Charter School Students

New Report Finds Charter Schools More Effective

Sending your kids to the right school is a question every parent faces. There are multiple types of schools: Traditional Public Schools (TPS), Charter Schools, Magnet Schools, and Virtual Schools.
Dress Down Days


Students have the opportunity to Dress Down a variety of times each year. Some of these days are FREE Dress Down and others are $2. We encourage families to pay for all Dress Down Days at the beginning of the year-$14.
Who are we?

Who Are We?

Learn about GSA through the eyes of our students, parent & staff in this video.

St. Louis Proud: perfect ACT score

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Anna Heiple is a 16-year-old junior at Gateway Science Academy. She got a perfect score on the ACT. She is the third Gateway Science Academy student to get a perfect score on the test. In the above video, News 4 shows how Anna is making St. Louis Proud.


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.
GSA Smiley students in science class

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