Our Community

  • Gates Chili School District is located in a western suburb of Rochester, New York, a community situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes. The District covers a 26 square mile area serving most of the Town of Gates and a large portion of the Town of Chili. The school community is just minutes from downtown Rochester and offers attractions such as professional theaters, museums, and professional sporting events in baseball, hockey, soccer, basketball, and football. Rochester is also known for institutions such as the University or Rochester with its renowned medical school, Eastman School of Music, and international companies such as Eastman Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, and Xerox Corporation.


    Town of Gates

    The Town of Gates is a progressive and diverse community with historic homesteads, sports parks, shopping plazas, and locally owned businesses. It's also home to the Rochester International Airport. Families in the community have many opportunities for recreation such as the Erie Canal for boating, Tinseltown USA and IMAX theaters, the Westside Family YMCA, and community parades and festivals.


    Town of Chili

    The Town of Chili is a community with a rural background but has seen a steady growth in population and economic development during recent years. Chili has a variety of places for families to enjoy including a community center, golf courses, museums, boat launches and several parks. Situated in North Chili, Roberts Wesleyan College hosts concerts, art exhibits, and theater performances for all to enjoy.