Welcome Center



Clark Hall Welcome Center

Welcome Center

Clark Hall
380 Granville Street, Gahanna, OH 43230.

(614) 643-8300


Hours of operation: By Appointment Only  

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed noon - 1:00 p.m. (M-F)


2018-19 Student Enrollment

Questions? Contact the Welcome Center at Clark Hall, (614) 643-8300. We are located at 380 Granville Street, Gahanna, OH 43230.

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Kindergarten Enrollment

Welcome Kindergarten Families! We will begin accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2019-2020 school year the week of February 25th.

At that time, please follow the enrollment directions on our website to register. Once the online registration is complete and submitted, an email will be sent with a calendar link for scheduling an appointment with the Welcome Center.

Each elementary building in the district will hold a Kindergarten Round-Up event later in the spring and additional information and dates will be posted on the website in late January.

Returning Families for 2018-19

Are you currently a Gahanna-Jefferson family with a returning student? Watch your email for information on how to create a new parent portal which will enable you to update the registration information for your current Gahanna-Jefferson student.

Get additional information, access to district forms and back-to-school resources for the 2018-19 school year.

In-District Transfer

InDistrict Transfer Process Frequently Asked Questions

2018-2019 In-District Transfer Request Form






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!

Get additional information, access to district forms and back-to-school resources for the 2018-2019 school year.

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.

A brief review of any of the items required for enrollment (PDF) 

Please keep in mind to attend Gahanna-Jefferson schools you must have a permanent residence within the school district, in accordance with ORC 3313.64.

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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 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

Upon completion of your online registration, you will receive an email, with a link to an online scheduler.  Use 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.



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 2019-2020 school year.

You will be able to enroll your child for Kindergarten beginning February 25, 2019.  

COMING SOON!  Additional information for Kindergarten


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 be 4 years old by Dec. 1.   For additional information and to register for Preschool click here.

For more information or to confirm that your child is eligible to enroll, please contact the Preschool, at (614) 269-4780.

If you suspect your preschool child has a disability,  contact (614) 269-4780. 

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.