Preschool Registration

GAHANNA JEFFERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT

2021-2022 Preschool Registration opens March 1, 2021

At this time we can guarantee 1/2 day AM & 1/2 day PM classes only for the 2021-2022 school year.

Peers must be 4 by December 1, 2021 to attend the 2021-2022 school year.

 

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.

Enrollment/registration for 2021-2022 preschool students will be available March 1, 2021.

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 be 4 years old by Dec. 1 the year of attendance. Enrollment is open to children of district residents and staff members of GJPS through an application process. Tuition is reasonably priced at $140/month  school is 5 days a week and the school year is nine months long.

Hours:
Clark Hall: 8:30-11:15 for AM class, 12:30-3:15 for PM class


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

 

Step One:

Click to complete required preschool screening form 

Please include a valid email address on this form. Communication for enrollment will be conducted primarily through email.

 DO NOT COMPLETE STEPS 2-4 UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL FROM MARY ANN STEVENS.   IF YOU COMPLETE STEPS 2-4 WITHOUT RECEIVING AN EMAIL FROM THE PRESCHOOL YOUR ENROLLMENT WILL BE DENIED.

EMAILS TO ENROLL WILL BE SENT IN THE ORDER THEY ARE RECEIVED.

Step Two:  
Complete the online GJPS registration.

Step Three:

Once Step One is complete you will receive registration paperwork via email from the Preschool and an approval to move on to Step Four.

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:
Upon completion of  your online registration, you will receive a confirmation email.  A representative from the Welcome Center will be in contact with you via email to gather any additional documents to complete enrollment.  This will be done via email, fax, or scheduling an appointment at the Welcome Center.  If you do not receive this email after 48 hours, please contact the Welcome Center at 614-643-8300.  In addition, be sure to complete your Preschool Forms for Peer Models and have ready to submit to the Welcome Center. 

Once all paperwork has been received and processed and deposit has been made you will receive formal notification by email of your student's placement for the 2021-2022 school year!

Additional peer model questions?

Contact Mary Ann Stevens, (614) 269-4780.


HOW DO I REGISTER MY SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT FOR PRESCHOOL?

Step One:
If you suspect your child has a disability, please contact our department at (614) 269-4780. 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 and complete the Preschool Forms for Special Education Students (PDF)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:
Schedule an enrollment appointment online with the Welcome Center.  You will receive your link via email once your online enrollment has been submitted. Be sure to take your completed Preschool Forms for Special Education students and any additional documents required for enrollment with you to your appointment.