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It is the mission of Paul J. Blackwell Learning Center to provide a quality education through developmentally appropriate educational activities, as well as comprehensive services to every student and their family within the Elbert County Community.


By educating the “whole” child academically, emotionally, physically and socially through age appropriate academic standards, creative play and active health education.

We believe:

  • Every child has learning potential.
  • Teaching children basic life skills early, promotes healthy living.
  • Family engagement is the key to student success.

News & Announcements

Elbert County Pre-K Registration 2018/2019 School Year

Pre-K Registration will be held at P. J. Blackwell Learning Center on Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd 2018 between

8:00am-2:00pm. A child must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2018, to be eligible for the program.


Parents/Legal Guardians, along with your child, bring the following:

  • Child’s Certified Birth Certificate
  • Child and Parent Social Security Card
  • Child’s Current GA Immunization Record(3231)
  • Parent’s Current Utility Bill, and Current Lease/Mortgage with parent name and physical address.
  • Child’s Health Ins Card
  • WIC, TANF, Foodstamp Card (if applicable)
  • Household 2017 W-2 Forms or 2017 Income Tax Form 1040 or Current SSI Documentation


********Prepare to spend 1 1/2 hours registering********

Please call Jennifer Downer at P. J. Blackwell Learning Center (706-213-4400) if you have any questions.


Kindergarten Orientation


An event for parents of incoming* kindergarten students hosted by and highlighting Elbert County Primary School’s Kindergarten Program. (*Children that will be 5 on or before September 1, 2018)


Where: Blackwell Early Learning Center


When: Wednesday, February 21st @ 1:00 OR 
Thursday, February 22nd @ 6:00


With cases of the Flu, Strep Throat and Stomach Virus on the rise, please keep your child at home if they are sick. This will keep from spreading germs to other students and staff.


If you have an excuse from the doctor, your child must stay home until the excuse says they can return to school. 


Your child MUST BE FEVER, VOMITING, and DIARRHEA, FREE for 24 HOURS without medications. 


Other Tips: 
~Wipe down folders and backpacks daily with disinfectant wipes.
~Wash nap-time towels as they are sent home. 
~Keep coats, hats, gloves and scarves washed.




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Paul J Blackwell Learning Center  |  373 Campbell Street  |  Elberton, GA 30635
Phone:706-213-4400  |  Fax:706-283-1162