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Military Boarding School in Florida for Troubled Boys

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Gateway Military Academy:
Located in Holmes County in northern Florida, Gateway Military Academy is a Christian military school for troubled boys ages 11-17 from all over the U.S.. We offer a life-changing residential boarding school program that builds self-esteem, respect and leadership along with top academics.

Academic Programs for Troubled Boys ages 11-17:
- Middle school (Grades 6-8)
- High School (Grades 9-12)
- G.E.D. (High School Equivalency Exam) study program
- ACT Testing for College Placement

Year-round Academics:
Gateway provides ongoing year-round academics as a Department of Education registered non-public school. Certified teachers assist students in two available self-paced Christian curriculums (Accelerated Christian Education and Alpha Omega), offering tutorial help when needed. A high school diploma is awarded upon graduation, as well as assistance in obtaining ACT and SAT testing in the local schools.

As many of our students come to us having fallen behind in their academics, Cadets at Gateway Military Academy attend classes in our on-campus school, Monday through Friday, year-round with the exception of observed holidays and special occasions.

Students use a computer-based curriculum that self-scores to facilitate moving at a faster pace through the curriculum. Once a student has individually mastered one concept he may move ahead to the next concept without having to wait on a classroom of students, so many students are able to either catch up or get far ahead in their studies. For example, a student completing English I on Friday may start English II on Monday.

At Gateway, we emphasize individual learning. In the classroom, we utilize the award winning Switched-On Schoolhouse (SOS) Christian education curriculum on individual computers for each student.

SOS is a computer-based learning system which is also supported and tutored in our classroom by our own certified teachers. SOS offers a vibrant mix of entertaining lessons, assignments quizzes, and fun-filled lessons designed to captivate the student’s attention and engage them in learning.

It offers five core subjects and a variety of electives that complement learning tools such as 3-D animation, video clips, and other exciting multimedia which enhances the teacher’s ability to customize lessons to meet each student’s individual learning needs. With features that enhance content and functionality, this award-winning curriculum offers ease, accuracy, and quality academics. 

Three of the more difficult courses are taught in a traditional teacher-led daily class. They are Algebra I, Spanish I and Anatomy & Physiology.

For further information on the academic programs offered at Gateway Military Academy, please email us via our Contact Us page.

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Address: 1213 Hope Lane, Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-05-28 were from:

Miami FL;   Miami ,fl;   Lehigh acres FL;   Milwaukee Wisconsin;   Fort Bliss / TX / post housing;   jacksonville FL;   Tampa;   Miramar FL;   Orlando;   Pensacola;   and more.
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