Early Learning Center
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Help your child grow, flourish, and build the foundation for school success. Choose UNC Health Johnston’s Early Learning Center, one of the top-rated child care facilities in the Smithfield area. Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years get a well-rounded education and one-on-one attention that helps them thrive.
Recognized for High-Quality Care
Your child benefits from the Early Learning Center’s focus on:
We choose to meet high standards set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, our accrediting agency. It gave us nearly full points on our most recent review.
Also, we have a five-star rating—the highest possible—from the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education. You’ll find only a few other child care facilities in the Smithfield area with this top rating.
See how families like yours have benefited from the Early Learning Center’s exceptional care.
Review our affordable weekly and monthly tuition rates. You can now pay your tuition online!
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The mission of the Early Learning Center is to provide exemplary early childhood education by offering a program that develops the child emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically, and educationally at his/her own pace. The program is tailored to the child and ensures the quality of a child’s daily experiences while building a foundation for future learning. We aim to make a difference in the lives of children each day.