What is The Gateway School Admissions process in Carteret NJ?

The Gateway School Admission Process

Here at The Gateway School, we strive to make the process of determining if your child is a good fit for our school as stress-free and productive as possible.

The steps listed below will serve as a guide for you to understand the admissions process here at The Gateway School of Carteret, NJ.

Initial Steps

  • Call is made by the Case Manager from the district or by the parent of the child to the school inquiring about a visit
  • Appointment is made for a tour
  • Student Records are submitted for review by the Case Manager
  • Principal explains program to the Parent and or Case Manager. The Parent and child and or Case Manager are taken on a tour of the school.
  • Parent and or Case Manager are given time to observe in the classes in their child’s age range
  • Wrap up discussion takes place after the tour. Brochures and other supportive information are given to the parent and Case Manager.

Follow Up

  • If parent is interested in placement, an appointment is made for child to visit the school. Based on observations during the visit, school staff will determine the appropriateness of the placement and will inform the parent and Case Manager of the decision concerning acceptance of the child into the school.
  • If parent chooses The Gateway School for their child, an IEP must be received by Gateway before the child can start school.

If you would like to move forward and consider admission to The Gateway School, please call today at 732.541.4400