School Information

Office Information

Office Hours: 8:30-4:30
Office: 804.768.6195
Fax: 804.768.0697

Our Stats

School Colors: Blue and White
School Mascot: Stars
Established: 1983
Enrollment: approximately 560

Bell Schedule

9:10am  The doors are open for all students
Students may enter the building and get breakfast and go to class

9:25am The Tardy bell rings
If your child arrives after this time, please walk them into the building and sign them in

Lunch Times by Grade level 

Resource times by Grade level 

Outside time by grade level
( Recess ) 

1:10-1:40 Kindergarten
12:30-1:10 First Grade
11:25-11:55 Second Grade
11:55-12:25 Third Grade
12:10-12:40 Fourth Grade
12:40-1:10 Fifth Grade 
2:20-3:15 Kindergarten
3:05-3:55 First Grade
12:50-1:35 Second Grade
1:40-2:25 Third Grade
11:30-12:10 Fourth Grade
9:40-10:30 Fifth Grade 
12:25-12:40 Kindergarten
2:10-2:40 First Grade
2:40-3:10 Second Grade
2:25-2:55  Third Grade
2:00-2:30 Fourth Grade
2:15-2:30 Fifth Grade

3:55pm  Dismissal Bell 
Parent Pickup will begin Dismissal at 3:50, please have your number visible on your car dashboard and wait in the parent pickup line for us to bring the kids out.


Gates Elementary School

10001 Courthouse Rd.
Chesterfield, VA 23832

School History

Gates is located off of Courthouse Road in Chesterfield Virginia. The school opened in 1983 under the leadership of Mr. Guy Smith. It is named after Sheriff Gates of Chesterfield County.

At the present time we have approximately 560 students from Kindergarten to fifth grade including some specialty programs. The programs housed at our school are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Severe Disability, Intensive Day Program, Autism Day program, and the Mild Mentally Disabled Program, and a Center Based Gifted Program.