Middle School West
Begins - 8:45am • Dismissal - 3:30pm

Middle School West - Parent's Corner


Middle School West (MSW) is one of three quality middle schools in the Gahanna-Jefferson School District. Our excellent staff works hard to build relationships with students and challenges them to expect their best in all areas of their lives. We are committed to providing the type of educational experience that will allow your child to live a productive and fulfilling life in a rapidly changing world.

We believe strongly that all children can achieve at high levels, understanding that each child has unique gifts, talents, and challenges. At MSW, parents and staff work closely together to assist students in their academic, emotional, and physical development. Our partnerships with families are important to us, and we invite you to become involved in the school community.

Thanks for choosing MSW. We're glad you're here!

As you browse our website you will find specific information and resources in the following locations:


District Calendar: For general information such as holidays, progress report dates and grade card dates.

Events Calendar: For special events such as concerts, student activities, field trips, etc.

Sports Calendar: For a complete schedule of all boys and girls sports events. Be sure to check the link to directions if you don't know how to get to a particular school.

Forms: Electronic versions of forms such as registration, medical release, photo release, etc.

Student Parent Handbook for 2015-2016 -- COMING SOON!

GJPS Policy and Plan for Gifted Identification and Service

PTO: A list of meetings and officers for the current year.

Staff Information: Check the staff directory for a complete listing of staff at Middle School West along with e-mail addresses, classroom portals, and their position (grade/subject).

Home Access Center

Family Resource Directory with State and National Hotlines in the Gahanna and Franklin County Area (pdf)

Hot Topics in Adolescent Mental Health: What Parents Need to Know (pdf)

Title I Information:

YMCA Middle School Program

  • Overview of the Program (PDF)
  • Application Page 1 (PDF)
  • Application Page 2 (PDF)
For students entering 6th grade for 2015-16 school year:
6th grade summer extension work.pdf

For students entering 7th grade for 2015-16 school year:
7th Grade Language Arts Summer Project.pdf
7th Grade Math Summer Project.pdf
7th Grade Science Summer Project.pdf
7th Grade Social Studies Summer Project.pdf

For students entering 8th grade for 2015-16 school year:
8th Grade Language Arts Summer Project.pdf
8th Grade Math Summer Project.pdf
8th grade Science Summer Project.pdf
8th Grade American History Summer Project.pdf