Welcome Center



Clark Hall Welcome Center

Welcome Center

Clark Hall
380 Granville Street, Gahanna, OH 43230.

(614) 643-8300
Email:  gjpswelcomecenter@gjps.org

Hours of operation: By Appointment Only  

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.



The Welcome Center is closed until April 6.  If you are registering a student, please complete the online registration and schedule an appointment for April 6 or after.  If you have any questions, please email gjpswelcomecenter@gjps.org.  Thank you for your understanding and flexibility at this time.

Enrollment for students in Grades 1-12 for the 2020-21 School Year will be available AFTER APRIL 1, 2020.

Kindergarten Enrollment

Welcome Gahanna Families with children who will be 5-years old on or before August 1, 2020! We are now accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2020-21 school year.

You may begin the process to enroll your child for Kindergarten by clicking here.

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 2019-2020 school year.

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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Returning Families for 2019-20

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

Frequently Used Forms

Get additional information, access to district forms and back-to-school resources for the 2019-20 school year.







Clark Hall

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 Downloadable Instruction if Needed (PDF)

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.

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.