Welcome to Gateway Elementary School, located at 5610 S. 42nd Street (42nd and V Streets). It is home to pre-kindergarten through sixth grade elementary students in South Omaha. A recent poll of our incoming students revealed that our mascot will be the Eagles, and our colors are blue and gold.
The site is located in southeast Omaha spanning a five-block area along 42nd Street between "T" Street, along the north boundary, and "Y" Street on the south boundary. The east boundary of the site is 42nd Street, and the west boundary is defined by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad right-of-way.
The site is 32.7 acres, with the elementary school located on approximately 10.8 acres at the north end. The south section of the site, approximately 21.9 acres, has been identified as a potential middle school site. The building has 38 classrooms, a library, planning areas, counselor offices, a stage, gymnasium, computer lab, and a community room.