Middle School East
Begins - 8:45am • Dismissal - 3:30pm
» PRINCIPAL.... Brad Barboza
Jill Beaver
Tom Martin
» SECRETARY.... Melissa Hinds
» PHONE.... (614) 478-5550
» FAX.... (614) 478-5544
(614) 269-4666
Jennifer Fischer

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Gahanna Middle School East was completed in 1975 when the Gahanna Schools changed to a middle school concept.  It was originally built as an "open classroom" building with large open spaces and a limited number of walls separating the classes.

Currently, moveable walls that allow for flexibility in instruction and variation in the grouping of students separate many of the classrooms.  In 2000, the building underwent a major renovation with expanded music areas, additional classrooms, office space, and a new gymnasium.

Mission Statement

To Ensure Learning for all Students

We Value: creating respectful, responsible, and ready learners ensuring students grow from their failures and celebrating with them as they succeed establishing a positive and safe learning culture having rigorous and student-centered instruction to develop problem-solvers  utilizing technology partnering with our parents and our community

Welcome to Gahanna Middle School East!

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Coffee with the Superintendent, May 25

Coffee with the Superintendent, May 25

Please join GJPS staff, parents, residents and stakeholders for an informative and informal two-way chat over coffee. Learn More »

Gahanna-Jefferson summer 'Journey to Learning'

Gahanna-Jefferson summer 'Journey to Learning'

The "Journey to Learning" program offers a variety of classes for students pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Learn More »

Band celebrates 23rd annual all-district jazz festival

Band celebrates 23rd annual all-district jazz festival

The 23rd annual all-district jazz festival will take place March 14 at 7 p.m., with special guest Jamey Aebersold! Learn More »

Students and staff “Spread the Word” March 1

Students and staff “Spread the Word” March 1

Annually, Gahanna Jefferson students take part in the “Spread the Word to End the Word’ campaign, focusing on removing negative... Learn More »