The Edelman Center

350 Spelman Lane Sw Box 89,
Atlanta, GA, 30314
Tel: (404)270-5981
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.
Reed.
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 Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 62:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Imhotep Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Imhotep Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Imhotep Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • Atlanta Imhotep Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    599 Tatnall Street
    Atlanta , GA , 30314
    (404)586-9595
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Atlanta
    The Howard School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1192 Foster Street, NW
    Atlanta , GA , 30318
    (404)377-7436
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    2.1  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Atlanta
    Nsoromma School
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 311606
    Atlanta , GA , 31131
    (404)755-4994
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    2.3  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Atlanta
    Dar Un-noor School
    (Islamic)
    434 14th St N W
    Atlanta , GA , 30318
    (404)876-5051
    (Islamic)
    2.4  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta New Century School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    120 Ralph Mcgill Blvd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30308
    (404)525-1909
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    2.5  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  K-1

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