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Child Development Center             

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The SGPC Child Development Center is part of the overall ministry of Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church. This ministry to young children and their families seeks to provide a warm, Christian environment for growth and learning while also recognizing and valuing families and family life as an integral part of the ministry.

The Saxe Gotha CDC provides developmentally appropriate care and education for children through our Preschool program (children two through four years), Extended Care program (three and four year olds) and Afterschool program (5K through fifth grade children). Care is taken to provide an environment that is both stimulating and nurturing. We offer a place where children actively participate in a variety of experiences designed to encourage the development of the whole child: physically, socially, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually.

Guidelines developed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) are the criteria by which our teaching practices are determined.

Our Center is licensed by the S.C. Department of Social Services (DSS). All of our student/teacher ratios are well below DSS guidelines.

The emphasis of our program is to develop children's social skills and competency in everyday situations with both people and objects in the world around us. Each child's development of a positive self-image and the ability to make choices is important to us. In all we do, we strive to lay a firm foundation for Christian faith as each child matures and grows in an understanding of who God is and each person's importance to God.

After School/Summer School Coordinator and After School Teachers Wanted:  The Saxe Gotha Child Development Center is looking for individuals that love children, are compassionate, energetic, organized, and have strong leadership skills. For additional information, please contact Hope Andrews or 359-7770 ext. 26.

Extended Care & Afterschool Teachers Wanted:
The CDC is looking for someone who loves to work with children and is able to work Extended Care Monday-Thursday 1:30-5:30/6:00and Friday 7:30-5:30 (hour for lunch) or Afterschool Monday-Friday 2:30-5:30/6:00. Please contact Kip Davis if interested at or 359-2058.

2017-2018 Preschool and Extended Care Registration is open!  
                    Space available in 3 and 4 year old preschool classes. 
                    Extended Care 4's Class is full. 
                    Extended Care 3's Class is full.
 (Due to age requirements for entering public school, your child will be placed in a class according to his/her age as of September 1st of that school year. ) 
Waitlist Form is under CDC Forms
2017-2018 Afterschool Program is full. 
You may fill out a waitlist Form. 
Please call if you have any questions or would like to set up a tour.
CDC Business Office  803-359-2058

CDC Hours of Operation:
Preschool:          9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon 
Extended Care: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
Afterschool:      (During the School Year) 2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m.
Summer:      7:30a.m.- 6:00p.m.


Extended Care 


Staff and Board of Directors


cdc forms/tuition information/Parent Handbooks