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We are committed to providing students with an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and an Associate's degree, enough college credits to enter a 4 year university as a junior, or a Certificate of Completion in an occupational area.
Our students will graduate prepared for post-secondary education without remediation and/or the workplace with marketable skills. The first of its kind in Phoenix, GateWay Early College High School is a unique learning institution that provides the rigor of college-level work in high school AND critical affective and academic support from a dedicated staff. Students are enrolled on a first come, first served, basis.
For More Information
Complete this form for more information and to receive an enrollment application.
Please follow the steps below to Enroll:
Complete the 9th Grade Application or the 10th-12th Grade Application.
An online application also is available here.
All GWECHS students must complete the appropriate application. For assistance please call (602) 286-8759.
*Esta forma esta disponible en Español.
Please submit applications for enrollment in Fall 2020 by sending your application to:
Liz Sandefur at or by mail to GateWay Early College High School, 108 N. 40th Street Phoenix, AZ 85034.
Please Note: Incomplete applications will not be accepted. It is important that you complete ALL parts of the application and that you have your parent/guardian read and sign the application.
Review all Documents and Forms
Before you submit your application, please review your information to be sure to include all documents and forms needed, such as:
- Transcripts or Certificate of 8th Grade Promotion
- Birth certificate
- Immunization Records
- Attendance and Discipline Records (transfer students)
Meet With Us
Once your completed application has been received, you will be contacted by our staff by phone or email to verify that all information on your application is correct. We will set up an in person or virtual meeting with the student and a parent or guardian and identify if you will need assistance with a translator. During this meeting you can ask questions you still might have about being a student at Gateway Early College High School. Meeting with us also gives our staff the opportunity to provide important information and schedule pre-entry assessments as well as share our expectations for students and parents. You should plan to be available for at least an hour in order to communicate all of the most important information. You can always contact us prior to this meeting by email email@example.com or phone (602) 286–8759 if you have any questions.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender or disability.
We support and comply with all state and federal health, safety, civil rights, disability and insurance laws, ensuring that all students with disabilities have the right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
Students are enrolled on a first come, first served basis under the following guidelines:
- In accordance with ARS 15-184, GWECHS enrolls all eligible pupils who submit a timely application unless the number of applicants exceeds the capacity of a program, class, grade level or building.
- In accordance with the school's charter, there will be no more than 100 students per grade level. Enrollment application packets must be fully completed and on file in the office before parents and students can sign the application waiting list.
- Siblings of students already attending the school, and children of faculty and staff have the first right of refusal for openings.
Se Habla Español
Para asistencia en Español, por favor llame a Luz Rodriguez al (602) 286-8794.