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gateway online academy

Enrollment is Open for 2024-2025

A fulltime, online option for students that need to catch-up and cross the finish line to high school graduation

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Welcome to Gateway Online Academy of Ohio!

4-day school week and no Fridays!

A Tuition-Free Virtual Public School that serves at-risk high school students through Dropout Prevention and Recovery Program.


  • Please schedule a meeting with your counselor to develop your course schedule and Grad Plan!
  • Take a brain break and get to know your fellow students and staff by joining Social Space Sessions! Here at GOA, we highly encourage a virtual sense of community. During Social Space, students can interact with one another by participating in fun teambuilding activities, engaging with guest speakers, learning about resources in their community & much more. 
    • Sessions are offered Monday evenings, 5:30p-6:30p, and Thursday afternoons, 3:15p-4:15p, and count toward students’ 23-hour minimum weekly engagement requirement – We look forward to seeing you there.

Why Gateway Online Academy of Ohio?

  • Move at your own pace: Have some catching up to do? Gateway can help you earn credits and get your diploma faster than a typical high school.
  • Earn credits multiple ways: There are more ways to earn your diploma than traditional classes. At Gateway, find the path that best fits your goals.
  • Get more flexibility: Need to work regularly? Juggling children? At Gateway, we’ll develop a plan that works for you.
  • Connect with your career: Explore career opportunities, complete career pathways, and get set up for career success after school.
  • Find your tribe: Connect with other students focused on graduation and building towards a great future.
  • Get support from the community: Gateway partners with community organizations to get you the help you need in or out of school.
  • Don’t go it alone: Work with a Mentor who will be there to support you every step of the way.
"I really love how my sons teachers are on board with his IEP, also how they are all working to get him graduated on time."

Parent of 12th GraderParent of 12th Grader

"Gateway teachers and staff have made my child's experience so special that she loves school again."

Parent of 11th GraderParent of 11th Grader

"I think it's a great program and I'm glad I chose it for my daughter!"

Parent of 10th GraderParent of 10th Grader

"Teachers actually care about the students!"

Parent of 10th GraderParent of 10th Grader

"I highly recommend this school. My son just graduated after his previous school gave up on him. Gateway Online Academy of OH accepted him, guided him along the way, and led him to getting his diploma two days ago! Thanks Gateway."

Parent of GraduateParent of Graduate

"My daughter just graduated from this school. She actually worked really hard and graduated a year early. The graduation ceremony was very nice. Caps and gowns beautiful location. Highly recommend"

Parent of GraduateParent of Graduate

"The staff and teachers at this school really are amazing. They are so caring and go above and beyond to help their students."

Parent of StudentParent of Student

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