Students will be randomly selected to determine who will be awarded a seat. The DCSD will award seats at the ELC Main Campus and P3 Expansion Sites. To learn more about this program and how to enroll, please review the frequently asked questions.

To enroll at the ELC Main Campus and P3 Expansion Sites, students must reside within the boundaries of DCSD and be 3-years-old as of September 1, 2024. Families will be placed on a waiting list after all seats are awarded and accepted.

For more information on the DeKalb County School District ELC Main Campus and Expansion Sites, contact:

Dr. Zack Phillips

Frequently Asked Questions

It is a preschool program that addresses the readiness gap which positively impacts the achievement gap. It also accelerates cognitive and language development in young children.

No. Parents must provide transportation.

The Early Learning Center adheres to the District’s approved calendar. Three-year old students will attend school half days for the first two weeks of the school year as they transition to a formal school setting. If the school calendar is modified for any reason, parents/guardians will be notified.

797 Fayetteville Rd. SE Atlanta, GA 30316.

Students must reside within the boundaries of DeKalb County School District, and be 3 years old as of September 1, 2024.
Parents must also provide all other required mandatory documents during registration.

Students must be potty trained in order to be a student at the Early Learning Center.
Please call 678-874-0102 or email Dr. Zack Phillips at