The Edelman Center

350 Spelman Lane Sw Box 89
Atlanta, GA 30314
     Tel: (404)270-5981
Grades: NS - PK | 62 students
The Spelman College Nursery-Kindergarten School, The Marian Wright Edelman Center, became a part of the resources of the college in 1930 under the leadership of Miss Perlie E.
It was the first laboratory school established in a black college.
The School provided experiences for children in physical, cognitive and psychosocial growth and development.
It served as a training center for parents; a practice field for college student; a research laboratory for graduate students in education and psychology, and an observation center of our children.
Spelman is part of the largest consortium of historically Black institutions of higher learning in the world.
Its four partner institutions include Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Morehouse School of Medicine.
Spelman shares cross-registration with its undergraduate partners.
They also share the Robert W.
Woodruff Library.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 74:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nsoromma School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nsoromma School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori In Town (1.7 miles away)
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