Early Learning

Early Learning

Dr. Denise Osborn

Felicia Bates
P: 678.581.7415


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Develop an Early Love for Learning


Cobb County Schools Georgia Pre-K Program


The Cobb County School District (CCSD) currently offers Georgia Pre-K at the South Cobb Early Learning Center located at 5891 Dodgen Road, Mableton, GA 30126. Georgia's Pre-K Program is a lottery funded educational program for Georgia's four-year-old children to prepare them for kindergarten. Student allotment is limited by the number of classes CCSD is granted by the Department of Early Care and Learning. Due to the limited number of student allotments, an enrollment lottery is conducted to determine admission. CCSD is not be responsible for providing an alternative Pre-K experience for a child if they are not awarded admission. Families are always encouraged to explore all options for GA Pre-K. More information about other Pre-K programs not affiliated with CCSD can be found here.

About CCSD’s GA Pre-K:

  • CCSD’s Pre-K follows the district calendar
  • Students must be 4 years old on or before September 1st of the school year for which they are applying
  • Families must provide their own transportation to and from the South Cobb Early Learning Center
  • Student Documents needed for registration:
    • Proof of Residency (2)
      (Must be home ownership/rental documentation and current monthly utility statement)
    • Current Immunization Record on Form 3231
    • Hearing, Vision, Dental & Nutrition Screening on Form 3300
      (Must be dated within 12 months of the 1st day of enrollment)
    • Certified Birth Certificate
    • Social Security Card

To register or be added to the waitlist for Pre-K (depends on the time of year and if the enrollment lottery has already been conducted):

Families that are new to CCSD: Use Online Registration

Families who already have students enrolled in CCSD: Log into your ParentVUE account to add your student


South Cobb Early Learning Center

South Cobb Early Learning Center

If you are seeking information regarding CCSD’s Special Needs Preschool offerings, please click here.


The BASICS Cobb County


 Click here to view The BASICS Cobb County

The Basics Principles are 5 FUN, SIMPLE, POWERFUL WAYS To give your child a great start! 

Science shows that 80% of brain growth happens by the age of three! Beginning from birth, young brains develop like little muscles, getting bigger and stronger the more you and your family interact with your child. The Basics Principles are five fun, simple, and powerful ways to help all our children aged 0-3 grow to be happy and smart. Do all five principles every day to help your child become the amazing person you know they can be.


¡Los principios de The Basics son 5 MANERAS DIVERTIDAS, SIMPLES, Y PODEROSAS para dar a su niño un gran inicio!


Early Learning Book Recommendations


Click here for the CCSD Early Learning Book List