Below is a sampling of some of the most common questions that come up during an initial visit to The Gateway School. In addition, some of these questions come up upon the students’ acceptance into our school.

Q. How long is the school day?

Q. What is the ratio of staff to students?

Q. How do you handle behavior issues?

Q. Are the staff certified?

Q. How many students are in a class?

Q. Can I observe my child in the classroom?

Q. How long are speech, occupational and physical therapy sessions?

Q. Is therapy done individually or in a group?

Q. How is transportation provided?

Q. How can the parent communicate with the staff?

Q. What will determine the child’s acceptance into the school program?

Q. How soon can the child begin school at Gateway?

Q. Who is eligible for placement and who initiates the placement?

Q. How much is tuition and who is responsible for payment?

Q. How are the children grouped in classes?

Q. What are the class sizes and the student/teacher ratio?

Q. What is The Gateway School’s approach to academics?

Q. Are students taught life skills?

Q. Does The Gateway School offer transition services?

Q. Does Gateway have a summer school program?

Q. Does Gateway have a lunch program?

Q. What types of related services are available at The Gateway School?

Q. How do parents know what is going on with their child?

Q. Is there any parent training offered at The Gateway School?

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