Info for Parents

Student Enrollment Application

to Enroll click here – https://gpa.sedck12.org/Students/Register/Start

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available for students entering Kindergarten through 8th grade. These applications are valid for students turning 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019.

Open Enrollment is through April 31st, after that students will be added to the waitlist and applicants will be contacted as open spots become available.

Enrollment

Gateway Preparatory Academy is open to all Utah students, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, or ability/disability status. Acceptance to GPA is based on the following criteria:

  • First preference is given to students currently attending Gateway Preparatory Academy who plan to return for the next academic year.
  • Second preference is given to siblings of current GPA attendees.
  • Remaining applicants will be accepted to GPA on a space-available basis.

Once all classes have been filled, remaining names will be placed on the GPA wait list in the order of date received. If an accepted student decides not to attend GPA or leaves the school during the year, their position will be offered to the next wait-listed student for that grade level.

Kindergarten

Based on entry assessment and teacher observation,FULL DAY option is available. For the first week of school All Kindergartners will be dismissed at 11:30 am Mon-Thurs and 1 pm on Friday. Parents will be notified by the teacher if students are ready for the full day.

Immunizations

As determined by Utah State Law, Gateway Preparatory Academy is required to have immunization records or a waiver from the Health Department for each enrolled child. If your child has not been immunized according to the Utah Schedule, obtain an exemption form from the County Health Department. Immunization records and birth certificates are required before a child may attend.

Eye Exam

Every child entering Kindergarten must have an eye exam prior to the 1st day of school. Exams will be provided for free during our Kindergarten Open House.

SCHOOL BEGINS AUGUST 19, 2019. School Hours are 8:20am-3:05pm Mon-Thur and 8:20am-1pm on Fri.


As a parent of a public school student, you have certain rights and can make requests of the school that we will try to accommodate, if the request is reasonable.  Our school values parental involvement and input—we are on your team when it comes to the education of your child.  Let’s work together to help your child be successful.

Click here to see Parental Rights in Public Education.

The safety of your student is a primary concern for the staff at Gateway Preparatory Academy.  The following is a link to our Emergency Response Plan.  This is a board and staff developed document that outlines all of the school’s plans related to a variety of circumstances that may arise.  Please take time to read the school Emergency Response Plan and if you have any questions or need further clarification, please contact the school.

GPA Emergency Response Plan

Digital Security and Privacy are important to us.  Please follow the link below to see a database of programs used by the school.  If you have any questions, please contact the school.

https://datagateway.schools.utah.gov/DataDictionary/Home

Additionally, the school’s plans related to student data privacy can be found below.

Annual FERPA Notice
Annual Directory Notice
Final Student Data Collection Notice
Technology Security Plan
Student Data Privacy and Security Governance Plan
Employee Security and Privacy Training Plan