FAQs

Q. How can I enroll?
A. In order to enroll at River Gate, we need two pieces of required documentation: Birth Certificate and Proof of Residency (a utility bill, pay stub, or a letter from ODJFS dated within 30 days). If the person enrolling is a minor, and someone other than the parent has custody/guardianship, we need that legal documentation as well.

Q. What are your hours?
A. Due to Covid-19 our options and hours have changed. Each student can choose the totally remote option or the blended on-site learning option. The days and times for the blended on-site learning option are as follows:

Group A: In the building Monday and Tuesday from 7:30-12:30, remote the rest of the week.

Group B: In the building Thursday and Friday from 7:30-12:30, remote the rest of the week.

Q. Do you give out bus passes?
A. Due to Covid-19 WRTA is offering free bus fares until further notice.

Q. Is school in session all year round?
A. Students are off during the month of July for summer break.  We also have winter break and spring break.

Q. What’s the age requirement for enrollment?
A. 15 to 21

Q. Will I get a GED?
A. You will receive a high school diploma.

Q. What’s the cost for summer school? 
A. There is no cost, summer school is FREE!

Q. Can I transfer back to my previous school if I want to graduate from that school?
A. Yes.

Q. Can I play sports?
A. We do not offer a sports program, however, depending on your residential district, they may allow you to play as long as you reside in that district.  Your grades with us may play a part on whether or not you can participate.

Q. Can you help me find a job?
A. We have vocational specialist on staff who will help with resume writing, mock interviewing, and job searches.

Q. Do you have clubs or other activities? 
A. We have a variety of clubs and activities that you are able to join.