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OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS FEBRUARY 18th, 2014

 Forms and Fees will be available by February 18, 2014

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

1.    We require that at least one parent be a born-again follower of Jesus Christ and be active in their local church.

2.     If there are two parents residing in the household, they must be a legally married man and woman.  This is based upon Biblical standards and scriptures.

3.    Kindergarten students must be five years old by August 1st. Exceptions are on an individual basis.

•    Applications for Ed-Choice

GCA accepts the Ohio Ed-Choice Scholarships.  Applications will be available February 18, 2014, under the Ohio EdChoice Tab.

•    Assessments & Tours

Students must register for and pass the entrance assessment. ($30.00)    (See list below.)  Please complete the on-line application before the entrance exam.

Tour Dates for Kindergarten:  Please click “Event Registration” on our website homepage.

•    Application Materials & Forms

All forms and links will be available on February 18, 2014

Students entering kindergarten must submit:

  • On-line application
  • Schedule Entrance Exam - (You must complete a short on-line inquiry first.)
  • Entrance Exam fee $30 per student (non-refundable)  2014 -2015 
  • Application fee $150 per student (non-refundable) 2014 -2015
  • Facility Fee $300 per family (refundable)  2014 - 2015
  • Copy of student’s birth certificate
  • Pastoral Recommendation form - Print 
  • *Parent Questionnaire - Kindergarten - Complete on-line - See astrick below
  • *Perpetual Enrollment Contract – Complete on-line - See astrick below
  • Ed Choice Candidates – submit proof of residency (i.e. utility bill, lease agreement) and the Ohio Ed-Choice Application or the renewal form.   (See Ed-choice tab for eligibility requirements and forms.)

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

For a printable check off list click here.

•    Admissions Process

Forms and Fees – submit to the Admissions Department located in the Middle School/High School building, or mail them to our address below.

Schedule Family Interview -After your student has passed the entrance exam, and all forms and fees have been submitted an interview will be scheduled with the appropriate Principal.

Admissions Decision - After the interview, the admissions committee will make a final decision and you will be notified of that decision, in writing, within ten working days.   If your student is accepted, the Payment Plan Form, Immunization Form and the Emergency Medical Form will be required to complete enrollment.  All new students are considered on probation (academic/social) for the first quarter.

•    Contact Information  Cheryll Haugen, Director of Admissions, email - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)   817 N. Hamilton Rd.,  Gahanna Ohio 43230, (614)536-1603,