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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, in collaboration with the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, is proud to provide Early Learning, a comprehensive special-needs preschool program for children between the ages of 3-5.
    2014-15 Kindergarten registration
    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 2014-2015 school year.

    As of Feb. 13, GJPS provides full-day kindergarten classes free of charge to all students, beginning in the fall of 2014.

    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 2014-2015 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.
    Supporting Documentation:

    •   The child’s birth certificate
    •   Proof of custody
    •   The child’s immunization records
    •   Proof of residency 
    (i.e., a current gas or electric bill, mortgage statement, real estate tax duplicates, or an apartment lease with the name of legal guardian.)
    G-J elementary round-up dates:
    •   Blacklick: April 8 and 9, 759-5100
    •   Chapelfield:
    April 7 and 8, 478-5575
    •   Goshen Lane:
    May 6 and 7, 478-5580
    •   High Point:
    April 12, 478-5545
    •   Jefferson:
    April 3, 478-5560
    •   Lincoln:
    April 16, 478-5555
    •   Royal Manor:
    April 15 and 16, 478-5585
     

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