Educare Atlanta

Housed on the first floor of the Paul Lawrence Dunbar Elementary School, Educare Atlanta connects children and families to a quality education from birth through fifth grade. The school serves low-income young children and families in Atlanta’s Mechanicsville neighborhood, less than a mile from city hall and the state capitol. Through strong community partnerships, Educare Atlanta offers programs and services that build the skills and confidence of parents. For example, the school partners with the Center for Working Families to offer an employment and job training program to Educare parents. Educare Atlanta’s two-generation approach ensures that parents as well as children are prepared to succeed in life.


Educare schools track students’ progress through early elementary grades

September 12, 2016

As children across the country head back to school, a team of researchers is studying a group of Educare graduates to assess how well the skills children gain at Educare are maintained in the early elementary years. Evaluation teams at… Read More




Educare Atlanta
404 Fulton Street SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30312

Quick Facts:

  • Serves 215 children birth to age five and their families
  • Opened its doors in January 2010
  • Joined the Educare Learning Network in September 2012
  • Partners: Sheltering Arms Early Education & Family Centers, Atlanta Public Schools, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Department of Early Care & Learning – State of Georgia, Center for Working Families, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Atlanta Speech School/Rollins Institute, Georgia State University, Americorps/Jumpstart, Morehouse School of Medicine, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta