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.


Are You New to the Gahanna-Jefferson Public School District for the 2021-22 School Year? 

Welcome! Enrolling is fast, easy, and eco-friendly with our online Preschool - Grade12 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! 

To register a new student for the 2021-22 school year, please complete the online registration starting in the gray box below.
A representative from the Welcome Center will contact you via email (from gjpswelcomecenter@gjps.org) within 2 days to complete the enrollment process once the online registration has been submitted. 

We strongly encourage you to upload documents where prompted to help expedite the enrollment process.

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.

If you have any questions, please email the Welcome Center at gjpswelcomecenter@gjps.org.

 Kindergarten Enrollment

Welcome Gahanna Families with children who will be 5-years old on or before August 1, 2021!
You may begin the process to enroll your child for Kindergarten by clicking here.



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Redistricting Information for 2021-22 School Year

School locator for the 2021-22 school year

Returning Families for 2021-22

Are you currently a Gahanna-Jefferson family with a returning student? Watch your email in late July/early August 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 2021-22 school year.







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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

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 a confirmation email.  A representative from the Welcome Center will be in contact with you to complete enrollment.  If items required for enrollment outlined in Step 1 were NOT uploaded during the online process, they will need to be provided to the Welcome Center either via email or in person.  This could delay the enrollment of your student.




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.