DCSD families may apply for enrollment to the new Early Learning Academy at Terry Mill

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is giving additional preschool students an opportunity at a free education.

Beginning Thursday, June 21, 2018, DCSD families may apply for enrollment to the new Early Learning Academy at Terry Mill using a special online portal.The district will accept more than 200 3-year-old students into this FREE program.

To learn more about this great program and how to enroll, please review the frequently asked questions below.

When enrolling, please be sure to choose:

  • Grade = P3
  • School Exceptions = Yes and Early Learning Center

To enroll at the Early Learning Academy, students must reside within the boundaries of DCSD and be 3-years-old as of August 1, 2018. Families will be placed on a waiting list if more than 200 applications are received.

For more information on the new Early Learning Academy at Terry Mill, please contact Dr. Zack Phillips at 678-676-1200 or Zack_K_Phillips@dekalbschoolsga.org

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. You must provide transportation for your child to attend classes.

797 Fayetteville Rd. SE Atlanta, GA 30316.

Students must reside within the boundaries of DCSD and be 3-years-Old as of August 1, 2018. If More than 200 applications are received, the families will be placed on a wait list.

Students mustbe potty trained in order to be a student at the Early Learning Center at Terry Mill.