Quick Links

    2016-17 Preschool registration
    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 typical developing children to serve as social and academic peer models. Peers must also be 4 years old by Dec. 1. Enrollment is open to children of district residents and staff members of GJPS through an application process. Tuition is reasonably priced at $130/month; the school year is nine months long.

    PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment/registration for preschool students and peer models is not available until March 1.

    Judy Floit will contact you via email when you are eligible to begin the enrollment process. Emails will be sent based on the order they were received on the Preschool Peer Registration form. If you were previously on the preschool waitlist, you will be notified.

    How do I register my child as a preschool peer model?

    Step One:
    Complete the required screening form. Please include a valid email address on this form. Communication for enrollment will be conducted primarily through email.

    Step Two
    :  
    Complete the online GJPS registration.

    Step Three
    :   
    Download the Preschool Forms for Peer Models packet.
    Please note: Medical and dental forms do NOT need to be complete to continue the process. They are, however, due prior to the start of school.
    Step Four:
    Contact the Welcome Center at 643-8300 to make an enrollment appointment. Be sure to take your completed Preschool Forms for Peer Models, a voided check for tuition autopay, and any additional documents required for enrollment with you to your appointment. ‚ÄčA list of documents needed to enroll is available from the Welcome Center.

    Once all paperwork has been received and processed, you will receive formal notification by mail of your student's placement for the 2016-17 school year!

    how do i register my special education Student for preschool?

    Step One:  
    If you suspect your child has a disability, please contact Autumn Hadley, (614) 479-1324. Continue with the following steps.

    If your child has been identified as a preschooler with a disability and you are enrolling in Gahanna, please follow steps two through four. Please bring a copy of your child's most recent ETR/IEP when you come for your Welcome Center appointment. 

    Step Two
    :  
    Complete the online GJPS registration.

    Step Three
    :   
    Download the Preschool Forms for Special Education Students packet.
    Please note: Medical and dental forms do NOT need to be complete to continue the process. They are, however, due prior to the start of school.
    Step Four:
    Contact the Welcome Center at 643-8300 to make an enrollment appointment. Be sure to take your completed Preschool Forms for Special Education students and any additional documents required for enrollment with you to your appointment.

    Additional questions?
     Contact Judith Floit, secretary, Special Education, at (614) 479-1315.