Two scholars sit next to a fire near Gatewood's forest.

At Gatewood, we use

inquiry and environmental education to
advocate for social change and care for our world.
Student paints stool.

You matter!

An inclusive community that values
each student's unique story.
XinXing student poses at the Lunar New Year performance.

Hopkins School District is now enrolling for the 2024-25 school year!

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Two boys give a thumbs up in the woods

Learning and exploring in nature — join our outdoor program!

An outdoor learning environment has a positive effect
on the brain and can lead to better learning outcomes.

Learn more

Four students sit outside and eat lunch.

Gatewood Elementary becomes IB Candidate School!

We are excited to begin the process of
becoming an International Baccalaureate World School.

Learn more

Tour Gatewood

Schedule your personal tour of Gatewood today! 

Outdoor Immersion

Get outside! 

Enrollment is Open!

Now enrolling for the 2024-25 school year.


Gatewood Elementary is a K-5 school within the Hopkins Public Schools District, located in the city of Minnetonka.  As an International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school with an outdoor learning model, our curriculum helps students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, while building connections to the natural world. At Gatewood, your child will be a valued member of our student-centered community.

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The Hopkins Park Marching Band will be performing at an event near you this summer! The Hopkins and St. Louis Park marching bands have teamed up to perform music at a variety of parades and festivals.


Congratulations Class of 2024! Last week we celebrated more than 400 scholars as they walked across the stage.

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