New Applicants - Kindergarten

OPEN ENROLLMENT begins february 23, 2017

Forms and Fees will be available by February 23, 2017

Dear Parents & Guardians:

Thank you for your interest in Gahanna Christian Academy. We are pleased to provide the information and forms necessary for formal enrollment to our school. Please read the forms carefully so that you have a clear understanding of our requirements.

Application Requirements - 

  • Gahanna Christian Academy is in partnership with parents to support and nurture the spiritual growth and maturity of each student; therefore, every parent must sign the Statement of Understanding. We will provide your child with Biblical instruction and guidance in a Christian faith based environment.
  • Kindergarten students must be five years old by August 1st. Exceptions are on an individual basis.
  • GCA does not provide special services for students with certain learning, social, or behavioral challenges. If your child has received special education services or you have questions, please contact Cheryll Haugen, Director of Admissions, at (614) 536-1603 or email at 

Application Materials & Forms - 

All forms and links will be available on February 23, 2017.

(Steps 1-3 can be done at the same time.)

Step 1 - Submit the on-line application with a non-refundable fee of $150.00 (per student).

Step 2 Schedule the Entrance Exam - (if you did not schedule it in step 1). A $50.00, non-refundable, testing fee is required at time of testing. (You must complete a short on-line inquiry form first). Performance on this test may affect admittance or grade placement to GCA.

Step 3 – Submit the following items:

EdChoice Income Verification form - This form must be mailed to the address listed on page 2 of the application.
How to complete the Income Verification Form
Federal Poverty Guidelines
Income Requirement for Renewal Expansion Students

* Once you complete these tthree forms on-line, you will receive an email that you must confirm. Once each form has been confirmed it will be email to GCA. 

Step 4 – Once testing has been completed and all forms and fees have been submitted, GCA will call or email to schedule a family interview. At least one parent must attend this meeting with the student(s).

Step 5 - If accepted, following the interview, the parent or guardian must sign up with Smart Tuition in the Admissions Office (Automatic withdrawal for tuition payments).

If you live in the Columbus City School District you must also complete the on-line 
Transportation form. 

For a printable check off list click here.

Contact Information: 
Cheryll Haugen - Director of Admissions
Email -  Fax (614) 471-6092
Gahanna Christian Academy, 817 N. Hamilton Rd., Gahanna, OH  43230 

Gahanna Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. GCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, grant and aid program, and athletic and other school administered programs.