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Preschool Enrollment

Preschool enrollment for the 2024-25 school year will open on February 5, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

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Welcome to the Gahanna-Jefferson Preschool program! We look forward to meeting you and your child and assisting you in preparing for a fun, challenging, and educational year.

GJPS offers an outstanding preschool program that serves children with disabilities and also provides an educational opportunity for typically developing children to serve as social and academic peer models. Enrollment is open to children of district residents and staff members of GJPS through an application process.

Peers MUST be 3.5 years old by August 1, 2024.  If your child is younger than 3.5 by August 1, 2024- please contact Missy Grimmett at to discuss enrollment options further.

Preschool Location:
Preschool classes are located at Clark Hall and Goshen Lane Elementary.
Clark Hall has 56 morning and 28 afternoon spots available. 
Goshen Lane Elementary has 28 AM spots and 19 PM spots available. 
Location is determined based on peer model spots available at each location, at the time enrollment is completed.

Preschool Hours: (Hours are subject to change)
8:30-11:15 for morning class
12:15-3:00 for afternoon class 

Preschool Tuition:

Preschool Calendar:
School is five days a week
School year is nine months long

Full-day Head Start Option
Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools is proud to partner with the Child Development Council of Franklin County, Inc. (CDCFC) to provide a CDC Head Start full-day preschool option to income-eligible families in the GJPS district. Enrollment for CDC Head Start will begin this summer. If you are interested in this preschool option, contact Head Start directly at 614-271-4056.


Preschool Registration