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Note: Ohio Revised Code 3321.01 requires the completion of kindergarten prior to entering the first grade.
    Pre-K Early Learning Program
    GJPS is proud to provide Early Learning, a comprehensive special-needs preschool program for children between the ages of 3-5.
    2016-17 Kindergarten registration

    PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment/registration for kindergarten students is not available until March 1.

    Gahanna-Jefferson Schools are preparing to welcome and register Gahanna children, who will be 5-years-old on or before Aug. 1, for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.

    As of the 2014-2015 school year, GJPS provides full-day kindergarten classes free of charge to all students.

    Get prepared

    Check out our list of frequently asked questions to prepare yourself and your child for kindergarten enrollment.

    Determining your assigned school

    Unsure of the assigned school or new to Gahanna?
    •   Contact the Transportation Department, (614) 751-7581.
    •   Use our attendance zone calculator to determine the assigned neighborhood school.

    How do I register my child for Kindergarten?

    Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017 is a three-step process:

    1. Completion of enrollment paperwork online.
    2. Enrollment appointment at the Welcome Center at Clark Hall. Call 643-8300 to schedule an appointment.
    3. Participation in a kindergarten round-up session at your child’s elementary school. Come to our parent informational meeting Feb. 29, 6:30 p.m., at Middle School West for more details!
    Supporting documentation:

    •   The child’s birth certificate
    •   The child’s immunization record
    •   Parent/guardian photo ID
    •   Custody documentation (if applicable)
    •   Residency verification

    Please click here to review our Items Required for Enrollment.
    G-J elementary round-up dates:
    •   Blacklick: 759-5100, TBD
    •   Chapelfield:
    478-5575, TBD
    •   Goshen Lane:
    478-5580, TBD
    •   High Point:
    478-5545, TBD
    •   Jefferson:
    478-5560, TBD
    •   Lincoln:
    478-5555, TBD
    •   Royal Manor:
    478-5585, TBD


    Interested in early entrance to kindergarten? View the application here.