Welcome to The Clifton School! We are glad you want to learn more about us! Our mission is to provide state of the art childcare and education for employees of Emory, CHOA, and the Centers for Disease Control and full-time Emory students that recognizes and respects the rights of children, teachers, and families.
The Clifton School is a full-day, year-round program for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We also offer summer camp for children ages 5 to 10. Our school has two site locations near Emory University in Atlanta, GA. One is on Clifton Road and the other on Clairmont Road.
Both locations are licensed by the State of Georgia. The Clairmont location is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); and the Clifton location is Quality Rated by the state. As a not-for-profit corporation, we are managed by a Board of Directors composed of representatives of Emory, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Our daily operations are administered by the Executive Director and the Site Directors.
Please keep in mind that The Clifton School is a nut free school. When participating in holiday parties please bring pre-packaged foods with the ingredients listed on the label to ensure allergy information can be noted.
The Clifton School is closed on Monday September 1st for Labor Day.
During times of inclement weather, both schools will be open. They will be staffed by as many employees as possible, depending on the number of employees who can safely travel. However, in the event that BOTH Emory and CDC close, announce a later opening time or an early closing time, we will do so as well. In the event that the weather should turn icy during the day, we request that parents pick up their children as soon as possible, so that our teachers are able to travel home safely. This information will be relayed through our calling post, email listserve, posted on our website and when possible local news channels.