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Gateway Polytechnic Academy
Queen Creek Unified School District
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Welcome, Aviator families and community! Located in Queen Creek, Arizona, Gateway Polytechnic Academy is a preschool through sixth-grade public school in the Queen Creek Unified School District. Please browse our website to get to know us better, and join us as we work together to engineer tomorrow’s leaders.

A Message from Our Principal 

Hello Aviator Families,

Welcome to the 2022–2023 school year here at Gateway Polytechnic Academy. My name is Jeff Markle, and I am the proud principal of this amazing school. As a lifelong educator beginning my 22nd year in the profession, I am driven by four bone-deep beliefs for the students of GPA.

  • Create a safe and respectful environment where we can grow as learners together. Our first basic instinct is safety; without it, we struggle to accomplish many of our day-to-day routines. A building that is safe and inviting will allow our students to free their minds in pursuits of knowledge.

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Established in 2015
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Grades PK–6
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STEM Education
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