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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
    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.

    Get prepared

    Check out our list of frequently asked questions to prepare yourself and your child for kindergarten enrollment. You may also want to attend Columbus Metropolitan Library's 'Get ready for kindergarten!' workshop on Sat. April 9.

    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.
    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, May 10 evening
    •   Chapelfield:
    478-5575, May 2 and 3, daytime
    •   Goshen Lane:
    478-5580, May 18 and 20 daytime
    •   High Point:
    478-5545, April 30 morning
    •   Jefferson: 478-5560, May 18 evening
    •   Lincoln:
    478-5555, May 10 evening
    •   Royal Manor:
    478-5585, April 19 and 21 evening


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