Records for Gorey’s early school education are vague. He skipped first grade and spent two years in a Catholic school.
This is documented by a letter to his mother dated November 30, 1932 and a postal telegraph from his mother and father in Chicago.
2328 Manatee Ave Bradenton Flo
Dear Teddy Boy Merry Xmas to you Pru and Gata and Mits
Mother and Daddy are proud of your report card
Your lovely presents came today Thank you very much son Loads of Love
Mother and Daddy
Apparently Gorey remained in Bradenton Florida until May 1933. Several letters from classmates document his return to Chicago.