The Child Development Center of Central has several unique features not offered by most Atlanta daycares.

Imaginative play on the playground.

Imaginative play on the playground.

Loving and stable environment

  • Daily and weekly schedules that foster child learning and development

Continuity of care

  • Teachers stay with the same group of children for four years, in a practice called “looping.”
  • Read more about the benefits of looping in early childhood education (pdf).
  • Each May, the children and lead teachers transition together to their next classroom

Curriculum enrichment

Provided, healthy meals are one of the unique features of the daycare.

  • Music (all classes)

Healthy, provided meals

  • Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack are served daily at no additional cost
  • Fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Organic milk and some organic foods
  • A school-wide low sugar policy: no sweets allowed

Convenient school closings

  • The center follows the Atlanta Public School calendar
  • Teacher training days are kept to a minimum and scheduled around holidays
  • View the school calendar

The state of the art playground is one of the daycare's unique features.

State-of-the-art playground

  • Easily accessible and secured playground
  • Large shaded area
  • Engineered “green” materials for safe surfaces

Community involvement

  • Quarterly collections to benefit community

Open communication

  • Parent involvement is encouraged and welcomed
  • Teachers and parents meet quarterly to review developmental milestones
  • Parents are given daily and weekly updates
  • Administrators work regular hours