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Welcome Center Office

Contact Information

Welcome Center
Clark Hall
380 Granville Street
Gahanna, OH 43230.

Carin Holahan & Cassy Higgins 
Phone: (614) 643-8300
Fax: (614) 352-2195

Jennifer Korn, M.S., M.A.
District Student Services Coordinator | Homeless and Foster Liaison:
(614) 479-1306

Hours of Operation:
By Appointment Only  

May 30 - July 28, 2023
Monday - Thursday
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

7 - 11 a.m.

What We Do

  • Preschool-12th grade student enrollment for students who live in Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools attendance boundaries.  

  • Specialized enrollment appointments with language interpreters for migratory or limited English proficient families.

  • Residency verification and investigation.

  • Coordination of services for homeless and foster-placed youth.

  • Address changes for existing residents.

  • Interpret divorce decrees, court orders, and/or shared parenting plans as it pertains to student residency.

Returning Families for 2023-24

Are you currently a Gahanna-Jefferson Public School 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.

GJPS School Boundary Locator

Enrolling Your New GJPS Student

Welcome! Enrolling is fast and easy with our online Preschool - Grade 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! 

Please Note: The online registration can not be completed on a cell phone. 

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

Once the online registration has been submitted, a representative from the Welcome Center will contact you via email within five business days (from to complete the enrollment process. 


Enrollment Process for NEW Students

STEP 1: Verify you live within Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools attendance boundaries: 2023-2024 School Locator

STEP 2: Gather the required documents necessary for school enrollment: Parent/Guardian Checklist 

STEP 3: **Start online registration for your child(ren)

click here to get started!

Online Enrollment Instructions

**If you need the assistance of a translator in your native language, do not complete the online registration form. Please contact the Welcome Center at 614-643-8300 or 

STEP 4: A representative from the Welcome Center will contact you via email to complete your enrollment process. If additional information and/or documentation is needed, the Welcome Center staff will make you aware at that time.

Special Registration Information