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Gateway Academy Raintree
in Charlotte, North Carolina

About Gateway Academy Raintree

Welcome to Gateway Academy, Raintree! Our preschool and daycare center is located in a peaceful subdivision of Charlotte, North Carolina, a great family neighborhood.

At Gateway Academy Raintree in Charlotte, we offer ample room for children ages six weeks through 12 years old to learn, grow, explore, and play. With modern classrooms and lots of outdoor play space, our nurturing, experienced early childhood educators deliver top-notch programming for your little one, giving them what he or she needs to thrive in their essential early years.

Our Preschool & Childcare Programs

  • Infant Daycare (ages 6 weeks to 1 year). At Gateway Academy, it is our goal to make the transition from home to daycare pleasant and enjoyable joyful for both parent and infant.
  • Toddler Childcare (ages 1 to 2). In this toddler childcare program, your toddler has plenty of opportunities to explore the world around them and learn new things.
  • Early Learners (ages 2 to 3). We encourage children to explore their creativity, improve agility, and support their budding awareness in this program.
  • Preschool (ages 3 to 4). Our preschoolers build on prior areas of development in this program, where we also expose them to new areas of learning like math, science, and social studies.
  • Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4 to 5). In this Pre-Kindergarten program, we work together to ensure your child has the confidence and skill set to master kindergarten.
  • Before and After School Care (ages 5 to 12). A safe environment, small classrooms, and experienced staffers help your child meet academic goals in this program.
  • Summer Camp Programs (ages 5 to 12). This summer camp program provides lots of action and adventure while encouraging activities that hone skills vital to the upcoming grade.

What Makes Our Preschool Center in Charlotte, NC Unique

Gateway Academy Raintree has a five-star rating from the state of North Carolina. Since 1998, we have been providing high-quality child care to Raintree residents. Many of our highly-skilled early childhood educators have been with our early childhood center for more than 10 years. Our team of teachers and staff members is truly invested in our children and constantly fostering their learning potential.

Our preschool and daycare center encourages parent involvement and offers plenty of year-round, fun, family-focused activities.

More About Our Preschool Center

Located 15 minutes from uptown Charlotte near Interstate 485, our daycare is nestled in the heart of the Raintree suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina. We are conveniently located near the Arboretum shopping center, near the intersection of Hwy. 51 and Strawberry Lane.

Our early childhood education center is closely connected to our community and serves the areas of Raintree and South Charlotte, including nearby elementary schools Old Providence, Elizabeth Lane, and Providence Springs.


Schedule a Visit: 704-946-7916
Enrolled Families: 704-543-0118

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Address & Directions

8010 Strawberry Ln
Charlotte, NC 28277
Hwy. 51 & Strawberry Ln.



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

Recognized as a Cadence Education School of Excellence