Creating a Passion for Learning and Achievement

  • FELC


    4K--Pre-Kindergarten Program

    Child must be 4 years old on or before
    September 1, 2020.

    The following documents are required to register your child and must be brought with you on registration day:

    Proof of Residency Documents (2 Required)
    (Utility Bills, Cable, Mortgage Statement, Rental Agreement)
    Birth Certificate (Official Copy)
    South Carolina Immunization Form
    Medicaid Card
    Proof of Income (W2 or Paystub)

    At Freedman Early Learning Center, we strive daily to provide engaging learning experiences designed specifically for young children to increase their level of school readiness, all while making learning connections with parents and families.

    Adult Education, English Literacy, or High-School

    • Parent literacy training that leads to economic self-sufficiency
    • Provide transition for parents into the work force or post-secondary education

    Early Care and Education

    • An age-appropriate education to prepare children for success in school and life experiences
    • Incorporate InvestiGator Club curriculum

    Parenting Education

    • Parents as Teachers
    • Training for parents regarding how to be the primary teacher for their children and full partners in the education of thier children

    PACT Time

    • Interactive literacy activities between parents and their children


    Early Learning Program Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 3:00pm

    An Early Bird option for childcare will be available at no cost.  Students may attend as an Early Bird student starting at 7:30am each day.  If interested, a request form must be completed and returned to the office to reserve a spot with your child’s teacher.  When Aiken County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Freedman Early Learning Center will be closed also.  Check local radio and television stations for updates on school closings. 

    The center will be closed on the following dates for district holidays and teacher workdays:

    • September 2 ( Labor Day)
    • October 18 (Weather Make-up day or Schools Closed)
    • October 21 (Parent Teacher Conferences)
    • November 27-29 (Thanksgiving Break) 
    • December 20, 2019 – January 3, 2020 (Winter Break) 
    • January 17 (Professional Development Day)
    • January 20  (MLK, Jr. Holiday)
    • February 17 (President’s Day Holiday/Weather Make-up Day)
    • February 28 (Weather Make-up Day or Schools Closed)
    • March 20 (Teacher Workday) 
    • March 23 (Weather Make-up Day or Schools Closed)
    • April 6-10 (Spring Break)
    • May 25 (Memorial Day) 
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    Contact Us:
    225 Aiken Road
    P.O. Box 463
    Graniteville, SC  29829

    Ann Olsen
    Program Coordinator

    Phone: (803) 663-4204
    Fax: (803) 663-4200

    Early Learning Program Hours:
    Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    An Early Bird option for childcare will be available at no cost. Students may attend as an Early Bird student starting at 7:30am each day.

    Office Hours:
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm