GateWay Early College High School

Due to COVID-19, GateWay Early College High School has suspended face-to-face interactions, services and activities until further notice. However, we are available as we work remotely/virtually. Please submit applications for enrollment in Fall 2020 by sending your application to Liz Sandefur or by mail to GateWay Early College High School, 108 N. 40th Street Phoenix, AZ 85034.

Free breakfast and lunch programs are available for students 18 years old or younger. Click on the links below for details and locations.
Balsz School District
Creighton School District

The GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS) provides students with an opportunity to pursue a high school diploma and an Associates Degree within five or fewer years.

Located in the heart of GateWay Community College, the Early College High School inspires and empowers students to succeed in learning and in life through:

  • competitive student enrollment
  • small class sizes
  • supportive relationships
  • dedicated teachers and staff

Students are permitted to attend GateWay Early College High School free of charge for high school credit. We do not require any citizenship or immigration status information or documentation to enroll students in the high school. Students are not required to take college courses.

Student Enrollment

Students are enrolled on a first come, first served, basis.


Request for interpretation or translation services procedure:

GateWay Early College High School has bilingual Office staff to assist parents or community members. For translation in Spanish, speak with the Parent Liaison at (602) 286-8794, who will provide information and arrange any additional translation services required. The process for requesting translation services is as follows:

  1. Calls that come into the general office number are answered by front office staff and if translation services are need they are transferred to the Spanish language point of contact.
  2. Calls made to the designated Spanish language phone number will be assisted by the Spanish language point of contact.
  3. At that time any need for translation services can be requested by the caller.
  4. The Spanish language point of contact will make any necessary arrangement to ensure that the callers needs are met.

For individuals who come into the administrative offices, translation services will be made available immediately for Spanish speaking parents and by appointment for other languages.



Notice of Teacher Salary Increases

In accordance with A.R.S. §15-903(E), as amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10, a local educational agency's (LEA) budget must include the prominent display of the average salary of all teachers employed by the district or charter for the budget and prior years, and the increase in the average salary of all teachers employed by the district or charter for the budget year reported in dollars and percentage.


  • Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year $3,000
  • Percentage increase — 5.4%


Acerca de GateWay Early College High School

Los estudiantes pueden asistir a GateWay Early College High School de forma gratuita para crédito de high school/secundaria. No requerimos ninguna información sobre el estado de ciudadanía o inmigración o esa documentación para inscribir a los estudiantes en la escuela high school/secundaria. Los estudiantes no están obligados a tomar cursos de colegio/universitarios. Los estudiantes primero en llegar serán el/los primeros inscrito.

Para traducción en español, hable con el Parent Liaison al (602) 286-8794, se le proporcionará información y se encargará servicios de traducción adicionales necesario.

Para traducción en español por favor llame a Luz Rodriguez at 602-286-8794 Ella estará encantada de ofrecerle toda la información necesaria y organizar los servicios de traducción.

Solicitud de interpretación o de procedimiento de servicios de traducción:

GateWay Early College High School tiene personal bilingüe para ayudar a los padres o miembros de la comunidad. El proceso para la solicitud de servicios de traducción es el siguiente:

  1. Las llamadas que entran en el número de la oficina general son respondidas por personal de la oficina y si se necesitan servicios de traducción, se transfieren al punto de contacto con el idioma español.
  2. Las llamadas realizadas al numero designado en idioma español serán asistidos por el idioma español punto de contacto.
  3. En ese momento cualquier necesidad de servicios de traducción puede ser solicitada por la persona que llama.
  4. El punto de contacto de la lengua española hará cualquier arreglo necesario para asegurar que se cumplan las necesidades de las personas que llaman.

Para las personas que vienen a las oficinas administrativas, servicios de traducción estarán disponibles inmediatamente para los padres que hablan español y con cita, para otras lenguas.


Notice of Public Meetings: Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, GateWay Early College High School hereby states that all notices of the meetings of GateWay Early College High School will be posted at 108 N. 40th Street, in the Main (MA) Building at MA2350 and on the following website:

The location is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Such notices will indicate the date, time and place of the meeting, and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting. If you have questions about the MCCCD Board or Board meetings, please contact the Board Assistant, Gloria Smith at (480) 731-8889.

For questions about the high school, please call (602) 286-8759 GWECHS.