Gateway Online Academy of Ohio is a Tuition-Free Virtual Public School that serves at-risk high school students through Dropout Prevention and Recovery Program.
Students between 15 and 21 years of age who dropped out of high school, or are at risk of dropping out of high school
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To begin the enrollment process, please create an account on our enrollment portal and complete the online registration application.
Once we receive the enrollment application, along with all required admissions documents and verification, your student will be enrolled in our school. Upon admission, additional registration materials will be collected. If you need help, a member of our enrollment team is here to support you through this process.
If you have any questions about enrollment, please call 216-539-8865 or email us at email@example.com
Gateway Ohio serves full-time students in grades 9-12 who meet the requirements of this Policy and who are residents of the state of Ohio.
Gateway does not charge tuition and does not discriminate in its pupil admissions policies or practices on the basis of intellectual or athletic ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, status as a student with a disability, or any other basis that would be illegal if used by a school district.
PROOF OF STUDENT IDENTITY & GUARDIANSHIP: Copy of your child’s birth certificate (official or hospital-issued) showing the child’s legal name, place and date of birth, and legal guardian(s). If the birth certificate is not available, your alternate option is a combination of Proof of Guardianship (court documentation) and Proof of Identity (child’s passport or birth affidavit).
PROOF OF RESIDENCY: Documentation that proves the residency of the student and his/her primary parent/legal guardian. When the child lives with the legal guardian and the proof of residency documentation is in the legal guardian’s name any one of these documents is accepted. If you are unable to provide any of the below documents, contact the school office.
Health appraisal and vision screening, as applicable.
Release of records form in order to request records from the previous school district if applicable.
Foreign exchange students who provide documentation of their status as a foreign exchange student may enroll.
Affirmation of discipline from the student’s prior school, if applicable.
Transcript for high school students
Current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and Multidisciplinary Team Report (MET) if applicable.
Gateway Online Academy of Ohio does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services, or any other grounds prohibited by law. Gateway Online Academy of Ohio serves students with disabilities and English Learners and provides services to students as required by state and federal law. In most cases, the services required by a student with disabilities can be provided at Gateway Online Academy of Ohio. In some cases, a student’s individual needs require that they be placed at different program or location as determined by an IEP or Section 504 team.
Do I have to pay anything to enroll?
Since Gateway Online Academy of Ohio is a public school, there is no tuition associated with enrollment.
What grades are offered by the school?
Students between 15 and 21 years of age who dropped out of high school, or are at risk of dropping out of high school.
What subjects will my child take?
High school students take traditional courses.
Will my student have an Ohio state certified teacher?
Yes, all our teachers hold current Ohio teaching credentials.
Does the school supply course materials?
Gateway will ensure all students have access to the necessary computer device and Internet connection. Opportunity for each family to request a loaned computer at no expense.
How do I get started?
Upon enrollment approval, you are officially enrolled in our school as a full-time student and should not be enrolled in any other program. Within 48 hours, you will speak with an enrollment specialist. Your Enrollment Specialist will partner with you to make sure that you feel completely prepared and confident to start this journey. You will also be assigned a teacher who will support your student’s academic and social success. Our Teachers are experienced in education and assist on items such as scheduling classes, discussing college and career options, and creating plans to overcome learning obstacles.
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