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Bentonville's Gateway Program Getting Staffing Boost

Posted: August 12, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- The School Board on Monday approved hiring up to three additional full-time staff members for Gateway, the alternative learning program for high school students.

Fast Facts

About Gateway

Gateway is the Bentonville School District’s alternative high school program. Some statistics about the program:

• Students who go through Gateway have seen their grade point average increase by an average of 0.68 per student. The average entry grade point average is 1.47. The average exit grade point average is 2.08.

• Students entering Gateway on average have completed 0.66 of each credit attempted. While at Gateway, students complete an average of 0.95 of each credit attempted.

• Thirty-two Gateway students received a Bentonville High School diploma for the 2013-14 school year.

Source: Bentonville School District

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