Gahanna Ohio is part of the Gahanna-Jefferson Public School District and there are seven elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. There are also several private educational options including the Columbus Academy and the Gahanna Christian Academy.
The school district includes the city of Gahanna and parts of Jefferson and Mifflin Township with about 35,000 residents. There are about 7000 students in the school district. The Gahanna Jefferson school district does not have an open enrollment policy and parents must be a resident of the school district to enroll their child. Schools are based on the household district boundaries. Click here to find out which school your child would be attending based on your address.
The Gahanna school district operates its schools with safety of the number one priority. At all levels including elementary through high school, students, staff and faculty build strong relationships and trust. Each building is equipped with security monitors and visitors are required to sign in & out to protect the children and adults within them. The Gahanna Police Department patrols residential areas and roads surrounding the school monitoring the parking lots and goings and comings of people at all times. On the high school, campus supervisors get to know the student body and monitor arrival and departure times as well as lunch hours and breaks. They have a crisis management plan to respond to emergency events and work with community law enforcement, fire officials, principals and teachers in order to minimize any serious emergencies and how to handle them properly if they do occur.
Of the 11 schools in this school district the top-rated school is the Jefferson elementary coming in at five stars with a score of 9 out of 10 by great schools.org. The High Point elementary school also has a score of 9 with the Gahanna middle school coming in at 8. The Blacklick, Goshen Lane and Chapelfield elementary school all have scores of 8.
The Lincoln high school, the only high school in Gahanna has a score of 7. The scores are based on reviews from teachers, parents and students. One student recently reviewed the Lincoln high school and said "it is really diverse and the teachers actually teach you. There are some teachers that pushing harder than others and who you may not see eye to eye with, but they are really helping you out in the long run." [Source]
Of course, there will be great teachers and poor teachers, great classes and not so great classes in just about every school across the country. The Gahanna school district is one of the safest and top rated throughout the Columbus area. Visit their website for more information or feel free to give me a call if you're interested in finding a home near some of the top rated schools in Gahanna. I would be happy to offer you a customized list of all properties that meet your search criteria and price around your ideal school. Relocation Information for Gahanna