Welcome to DELC,  An Early Childhood School for Children ages 3 - 11
What children learn does not follow as an automatic
result from what is taught. Rather, it is in large part
due to the children's own doing as a consequence
of their activities and our resources.
-Loris Malaguzzi, Reggio Emilia, Italy
284 Gulf Hill Road, South Dartmouth, MA 02748, 508-992-1301, michael@delc.us
The mission of DELC is to support the
essential nurturing and guidance that is
critical to healthy growth and development of
young children by offering a rich
home-familiar learning environment where
children's curiosity and hunger for learning
are fostered through play, discovery, and the
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Founded in 1979, Dartmouth Early Learning Center
serves children ages 3 - 11.  Open from 7:30 am -
5:00 pm, DELC offers a developmental preschool
program, a full day primary grades program (K-5),
and a Summer Art Camp. Our preschool program
has a three hour morning or afternoon session that
runs from 8:30  - 11:30 am or from 1 - 4 pm. Our
kindergarten and primary grades programs
operate from 9 am - 3 pm. Before and after school
care is also available. For more information on any
of our programs, please follow the links below:
Dartmouth Early Learning Center
284 Gulf Road
South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Phone: 508-992-1301  
Celebrating Our 35th year  Cultivating a life long love of learning
Open Enrollment Throughout the Year
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