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Gateway Academy Northlake
in Charlotte, North Carolina

Tailgate Open House

Gateway Academy is now Cadence Academy Preschool, Northlake!

To celebrate our new name, we are inviting you to our Tailgate Open House on Saturday, November 16th from 9:30am to 12pm.

Open House Activities:

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by Special Guest Sir Purr (Panthers Mascot)
  • Balloon Artist
  • Face Painting
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games & Prizes
  • Capture the Moment in our Kindness Begins With Me Photo Booth
  • Delicious Hamburgers, Chips, Beans, Chili & Refreshments

About Gateway Academy

There are eight Gateway Academy Child Development Centers in and around Charlotte and Gateway Academy Northlake is one of our locations in North Charlotte. Gateway Academy is proud to be part of the Cadence Education Family of Schools and our alignment with Cadence provides us access to effective preschool programs like Kindergarten Club and the Ascend Curriculum that you won’t find anywhere else.

Kindergarten Club LogoWe take a skill-based approach to early childhood education, which gives our teachers the flexibility needed to individualize instruction to the interests and learning styles of each child in our care. Children build skill sets within 9 different learning domains as they progress through our daycare and preschool programs. Testing has confirmed that our Pre-Kindergarten students are ready for the exciting transition into kindergarten.

Our Programs

Kind Child

Kind Child LogoKindness is an essential part of our school’s culture and Kind Child is a program that makes kindness a habit for both students and staff. Our teachers and directors are committed to bringing kindness into their daily interactions with each child and help children develop valuable character traits such as Thankfulness, Friendship, Empathy, and a Positive Self-Image. We have found that when we focus on the emotional well-being of our students, we create a welcoming preschool environment where children thrive.

Partnering with Our Parents

When you enroll your children at Gateway Academy Northlake, you become a part of our family. We have an open door policy at our preschool center and encourage our families to visit as often as they see fit. We provide a variety of communication pieces so that you’re continually up-to-date with your child’s day and their overall academic progress. We also regularly host fun events that the whole family can enjoy.

Getting to Our Private Preschool

Gateway Academy Child Development Centers, Northlake is conveniently located in North Charlotte on Reames Road between W.T. Harris Boulevard and Lakeview Rd. We’re close to both the I-485 and I-77 freeways, which makes us an ideal choice for parents commuting to and from Huntersville and Uptown Charlotte. We offer transportation to the following elementary schools: Statesville Road Elementary, Mountain Island Lake Academy, Long Creek Elementary, Blythe Elementary, and Hornets Nest Elementary.


Schedule a Visit: 704-946-7915
Enrolled Families: 704-596-0000

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Address & Directions

9206 Reames Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Between WT Harris Rd & Sunset



Monday - Friday
6:30am - 6:30pm
Recognized as a Cadence Education 
School of Excellence

Recognized as a Cadence Education School of Excellence

Northlake, Charlotte, NC