Principal's Message

Welcome to Mathew Gage Middle School!

Thank you for visiting our Web Site to learn more about our community’s amazing middle school! Our students, parents and guardians, teachers, administrators, and entire community are proud of the strong traditions of excellence that exemplify Matthew Gage Middle School. As one of the top middle schools in Riverside, our school offers a rigorous standards based educational program and focuses on Every Student, Every Day. We are recognized for our award-winning students in the Science Fair, Science Olympiad, and National History Day.  Matthew Gage Middle School performing groups also have been recognized at band and choir festivals, our color guard team has won many competitions, and the dance team qualified for Nationals in Florida.

Our amazing staff provides many different educational opportunities for our students,  such as AVID, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Woodshop, Video and Audio Editing, Theater, Art, Foreign Language, and Dual Language Immersion. In addition to our strong academic opportunities for students, Mathew Gage Middle School provides many opportunities for students to participate in athletics and activities. Along with Associated Student Body, Matthew Gage Middle School has a dance team, color guard team, theater productions, athletics which includes, boys and girls volleyball, basketball, soccer, track and field, flag football, and cross country. The combination of academics, athletics, and activities provides a well-rounded middle school experience for all of our students.

Mathew Gage Middle School prides itself in being a positive and supportive environment for all students and we promote the following 5 pillars of positive character using: GATOR PRIDE







Mathew Gage Middle School values the parent, student, and educator partnership and provide many ways for parents to get involved. Parents can join groups such as the School Site Council, Parent Teacher Student Association, and the English Language Advisory Council. Parents also have opportunities to participate in parent workshops focusing on topics important to the success of their students. I also encourage you to meet with me and communicate with me face to face, via the phone, email or attend one of my quarterly parent coffees.

The motto of Mathew Gage Middle School is, A Place to Learn, Grow, and Achieve. We believe that Matthew Gage Middle School’s success is only possible with the support of our amazing community, our visionary school board and superintendent, a strong partnership with our parents, and the outstanding work done by our teachers and support staff.

I invite you to explore our Web Site to learn more about our outstanding school.


Gerard “Gary” Reller




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