Welcome Center

2016-17 student Enrollment

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year and to the home of the Golden Lions! To learn more information about the Gahanna-Jefferson Public School district, please click here. Questions? Contact the Welcome Center at Clark Hall, (614) 643-8300.
We are located at 380 Granville Street, Gahanna, OH 43230.

Returning families

Are you currently a Gahanna-Jefferson family with a returning student?

Welcome back! Your child’s 2015-2016 enrollment will continue for the 2016-2017 school year. There is no need to re-enroll, with the exception of a sibling attending Gahanna-Jefferson for the first time. Here's how to update your Home Access Center information, for the current school year.

New student enrollment

Are you new to the Gahanna-Jefferson Public School district this school year?

Welcome! Enrolling is fast, easy, and eco-friendly with our online K-12 enrollment process for students new to GJPS. The three-step process provides families an opportunity to review and submit much of the required information in advance, without having to complete multiple forms by hand - regardless of family size!

With a personal e-mail, families can create a secure Gahanna-Jefferson online enrollment access key to enter their student information. The system will then prompt them to schedule an appointment with a representative of the GJPS Welcome Center at Clark Hall for a brief review of any of the items required for enrollment. Please keep in mind to attend Gahanna-Jefferson schools you must have a permanent resident within the school district, in accordance with ORC 3313.64.

Step 1
Review, determine, and compile the applicable items required for enrollment. ​Required items include, but are not limited to: a photo ID of the parent/guardian, birth certificate, custody documentation (​if applicable,) ​residency verification, and immunizations record.
Step 2
Click here to learn how to navigate through the online enrollment process. Click the Online Entry - START button (left) to create a secure Gahanna-Jefferson online enrollment access key for your family. Follow the prompts, entering the requested information. (​Your application must be completed within 30 days to avoid deletion due to inactivity.)​

Step 3
If you are registering your student for the 2016-17 school year, please follow this link to make an appointment with the Welcome Center at Clark Hall, to review and submit the applicable items required for enrollment outlined in Step 1.

If you are registering your student for the 2015-16 school year, please contact the Welcome Center at Clark Hall, (614) 643-8300, for an appointment to review and submit the applicable items required for enrollment outlined in Step 1.

Follow the three easy steps as outlined in the registration process, to the right.


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! Registration is now open.

Preschool registration

The Gahanna-Jefferson Public School district offers an outstanding preschool program that serves children with disabilities and also provides an educational opportunity for typical developing children to serve as social and academic peer models. Enrollment of peer models is open to children of district residents and staff members of GJPS through an application process. Peers must also be 4 years old by Dec. 1. Registration is now open.

For more information or to confirm that your child is eligible to enroll, please contact Judith Floit, secretary, Special Education, at (614) 337-3777.

If you suspect your child has a disability, contact Autumn Hadley, (614) 479-1324. 

'Child Find Campaign'

The GJPS Child Find campaign seeks to identify, locate and evaluate all children with disabilities – from age 3 through 21 – residing within the district’s attendance boundaries. The campaign also seeks out those who may be homeless, wards of the state, or attending nonpublic schools.

If you know of a child with a disability, or have a child suspected of having a disability, who is not currently receiving appropriate educational or related services,
please contact the GJPS Office of Special Education at 614-337-3777.

If you know of a child who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence, (fitting the Ohio Department of Education's definition of homelessness,) please contact the GJPS Office of Pupil Services at 614-479-1310.