Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

We are 7,500 students, learning at seven elementary schools, three middle schools and GLHS | | @GahannaJeffersn

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools is conveniently located just eight miles from downtown Columbus. More than 7,400 students attend seven elementary schools, three middle schools and Gahanna Lincoln High School.

Mission: Where students come first!

๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฅฆ During this #gjpsSeasonOfGiving, please consider a donation to the GJPS FILL MY TUMMY FUND. This fund is used to feed our students an emergency plate lunch or breakfast when their limit to charge a meal has been reached. ๐ŸŒฎ๐ŸŒญ๐Ÿฅ• . #gjpsSeasonOfGiving #theGJPSway

[12/14/19]   @glhscommunityart Holiday Hoopla is happening at GLHS until 5. Get your shopping finished and support our high school art students! ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ›. #theGJPS way

GLHS Chorale

We love to see our kids out in our community spreading good cheer! The GLHS Chorale holiday performance at the Gahanna Senior Center is just what we need to send us into the weekend! Happy FriYAY everyone! #theGJPSway

So much ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™! #theGJPSway

Enjoying our 4th Annual Gahanna Police Shop With A Cop! Special thanks to Gahanna Lions Locker!

โœ…๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽ SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP at the GLHS Community Art Holiday Hoopla! Check off everyone on your shopping list while supporting this awesome GLHS program. Saturday, December 14, noon-5:00 pm. #theGJPSway

2020 Census PSA: Census Made Simple (2:20)

The new year is right around the corner and so is the 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ CENSUS. This short video will give you tons of information about the 2020 Census so you stand up and be counted! #theGJPSway

This video combines five PSAs into one easy-to-understand story about the 2020 Census. Watch this to learn what the 2020 Census is, how data are used and sec...

ATTENTION GAHANNA LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FANS ๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข The GLHS Theatre Program has been nominated for several Broadway World Regional Awards. Show your support and vote at ๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽญ #theGJPSway

๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽThe Gahanna Gift Shop will be open for all families in need on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 9:00 am-noon. Families are invited to purchase NEW children's gifts for only $2. Sign up at ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ #theGJPSway

โ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธ We love to chat... but we are going to have to cancel this month's Coffee with the Superintendent scheduled for December 9, 2019, at 6:30 pm. We will see everyone back at Panera in January for our first coffee of 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ! #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข ATTENTION GJPS FAMILIES: Due to an illness affecting many of our bus drivers, the transportation department will be combining bus routes for afternoon drop-off. As a result, we expect several delayed buses this afternoon. We will update the Here Comes the Bus App, our GJPS website and email families as soon as we know which routes may experience delays. We understand the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿคจ Hmmmmm...wondering about Spring Break 2023? The newly adopted 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 GJPS school calendars are now available on our website, ๐Ÿ—“๐Ÿ—“๐Ÿ—“
(BTW: Spring Break 2023 starts Monday, March 27, 2023) #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ’ป After a nice break, we are excited to charge up those Chromebooks and get back at it tomorrow...ready to finish 2019 STRONG! WELCOME BACK GJPS! #theGJPSway

๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿˆ No matter who you are rooting for...we hope this peppy parade by our Blacklick Elementary kindergarten students gets you pumped up for the big game! #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ We are so thankful for our GJPS families and school community. Thank you for all you do to make our schools stronger.

Happy Thanksgiving to All! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿ‚. #theGJPSway

So this is happening right now in Mrs. Schirgโ€™s kindergarten class at Blacklick Elementary. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ A great reward for SUPER READING this year! #theGJPSway Columbusbluejacketsfans

Don't forget: ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆƒ There will be no school for GJPS students on Wednesday, November 27 - November 29, 2019. Enjoy your time off with family and friends, and we will see you back in school on Monday, December 2, 2019!

Just because. #theGJPSway

Hey GJPS! We have a piece of technology that was found in Lexington, Kentucky. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Although it does not have a name, there is an identification that makes us think it belongs to a GJPS family. Think it might be yours? โ˜Ž๏ธโ˜Ž๏ธโ˜Ž๏ธCall our business office at (614) 479-1931 and describe it to us. #theGJPSway


We ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š GRIN! We can not thank you enough for all you do for our GJPS families! #GahannaStrong #theGJPSway

Thanksgiving distribution getting ready to start, 307 families registered.

Ohio State Buckeyes

This. #AlwaysALion

Our Honor Defend:

From the pregame backbend to leading Script Ohio, Ohio State senior drum major Konner Barr knew at the age of six that he was going to be the leader of the band.

Read more:

#GoBucks | The People.


The HERE COMES THE BUS app is live and ready for you to track your child's bus and know when it has entered your neighborhood. You will need our School District Code 29231 and your child's Student ID number to register. Get all the details at

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools

Wow! Take a look at just a little something that happens at our GJPS Clark Hall!๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿ”ฌ#theGJPSway

With its unique focus on the uses of science, Bioscience explores fields that include agriculture, medicine, forensics, genetics, food science & more. This satellite program is offered at Clark Hall at Gahanna Lincoln High School.

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Congratulations to Gahanna Middle School South student Ajani Fennoy who was one of 7 winners out of 4513 entries in the Greg Tang Halloween Math Challenge. ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Keep up the great work and thank you Mrs. Wamsley for entering Ajani into the contest...enjoy your prize pack. #theGJPsway

Congratulations to 14 of our middle school orchestra students, who performed with the 2019 OSTA District Middle School Honors Orchestra! Check out the details at #theGJPSway

Students in Mrs. Kindinger's second grade class at Lincoln Elementary enjoyed a true HOMESTEAD EXPERIENCE made possible by the support of the Lincoln Elementary PTO. What a great example of #theGJPSway !

๐ŸŸ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ”ฌFor fifth graders at Royal Manor Elementary, #theGJPSway means learning can happen anywhere! Students explored the Olentangy River as part of the Ohio River Foundation River Explorer Program. What an awesome way to learn about respect for our environment and ways to keep it clean! #theGJPSway

Students in Mrs. Cook's second grade class at Goshen Lane Elementary got a head start on the #gjpsSeasonOfGiving last month when they found out about a child in need. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’™. Read all about it on our website #theGJPSway

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools

Check it out! This amazing program is housed right here, in our own CLARK HALL! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ #theGJPSway

Have an interest in architecture? Does managing projects suit your personality? Our Architecture/Construction Management program at Clark Hall at Gahanna Jefferson may be for you! Learn more about it (and all of our programs) at

Congratulations to Blacklick Elementary Art Teacher Brittany Schwarck! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Brittany was recently recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Central Regionโ€™s OUTSTANDING ART TEACHER AWARD. She is pictured here with one of her very PROUD first grade classes. Read more about it at ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ #theGJPSway

City Of Gahanna - City Hall

Being counted in the 2020 CENSUS is very important to our schools. Get counted...starting April 1! #theGJPSway

Coming April 1, 2020: The 2020 Census. Mayor Kneeland wants you to know that it is easy, safe, and important to be counted. To learn more, visit

We want to hear from you but unfortunately our GJPS VOICEMAIL is down at this time. If you need to leave an important message to one of our teachers or staff, please drop them an email.

We are so proud of our GEAR program representing GJPS at the Ohio School Boards Association Capital Conference. Lots of great info shared at their booth today. #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Many, many thanks to all our Veterans... today and always! Happy Veterans Day! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ #theGJPSway

May we have your attention? ๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข The Coffee with Superintendent Barrett scheduled for Monday, November 11 HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019 at 6:30. โ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธ We still want to chat with you...just a week later! #theGJPSway

We ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ having all our wonderful GJPS teachers together for a day of learning, sharing and professional development. #theGJPSway #BestTeachersEver

๐ŸŽท๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŽบStrike up the band! There is NO SCHOOL for GJPS students on Friday, November 8, 2019, as our teachers participate in a day of professional development. ๐ŸŽบ๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŽท
Have a super time over the long weekend...we can't wait to see you back on Monday! #theGJPSway

Sixth Grade Visit LHS Theatre Production

It was a full house today as our 6th graders were treated to a sneak peek of the GLHS production THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE. From the sound of the applause, we think they LOVED IT!

What??? You are not a 6th grader? You can still get tickets for Thursday-Saturday performances at

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Let's set a great example for our kids and get out there and VOTE TODAY! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ #theGJPSway

Who doesn't want some extra ๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿ’ฒ this time of year? GJPS is looking for SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIANS to fill in as needed.

For more information and an application, please visit ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ We would love for you to join the GJPS Family! #theGJPSway

โฐโฐโฐ Hey GJPS...enjoy your extra ZZZs this weekend! ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ด

๐Ÿ“ฃHey Lincoln High School ESS class...thanks for sharing your solar system, sugar cookies with everyone. They were OUT OF THIS WORLD! ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ’ซโ˜€๏ธ #theGJSPway

Skating rink offers unique STEM experience in Columbus


Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at a ROLLER RINK? Learn how a field trip to Skate Zone 71 for our 4th and 5th grade students at Royal Manor Elementary became an amazing learning experience! #theGJPSway Skate Zone 71 has been a fixture in Central Ohio for four decades. Now the future of roller skating is science education.

LINCOLN LIVE went LIVE today at GLHS for the first time ever! Countless hours of hard work behind the scenes to make this possible. Take a look at their first show!

Hey GJPS families! ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ Join the Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation as they host the first TRUNK OR TREAT for Gahanna-Jefferson students. All treats and no tricks, as all your favorite GJPS teachers pass out goodies from their decorated "trunks". Stop by and find out what the Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation is all about! ๐Ÿš™๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿš— #GJEF

No School Monday, October 21, 2019

๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ Hey GJPS...Give a Cheer! NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 21, 2019. Enjoy your day off and we can't wait to see everyone back to school on Tuesday. #theGJPSway

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Videos (show all)

GLHS Chorale
Sixth Grade Visit LHS Theatre Production
No School Monday, October 21, 2019
Happy 25th Birthday Blacklick Elementary
Jog for Jefferson 2019
Jefferson Elementary School Song
Welcome Back
One Day and Counting 2019





160 S Hamilton Rd
Gahanna, OH

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 16:00
Thursday 07:30 - 16:00
Friday 07:30 - 16:00
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