At Gateway Private School, we are focused on providing academic and therapeutic services to students who have had difficulties within the traditional academic environment. We provide a safe, positive and challenging learning environment for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade who are diagnosed with Specific Learning Disability, Autism, Emotional Disability, Intellectual Disability, Other Health Impairments, and Multiple Disabilities.

Gateway Private School is licensed by the Virginia State Department of Education and is a member of the National Association of Special Education Teachers.


Gateway Private School is devoted to providing students with the tools necessary to develop strength, character and self-worth, thereby improving the individual’s will to achieve academic excellence.


GPS believes that all students can achieve excellence in a positive, challenging, educational environment that stimulates their interest, channels their energies and develops their abilities. At GPS, students are able to experience success and take pride in their own accomplishments as they rebuild their lives and discover a world where they can mold themselves to fit into a pro-social lifestyle.

GPS modifies educational services to provide specific skill development opportunities for all students to achieve self-confidence, self-worth, self-discipline and self-acceptance. GPS is committed to ensuring opportunities for all students to increase skills in social, emotional, behavioral, and academic and employment environments.