The Southside Early Childhood Center is a learning center that provides educational services for more than 400 students in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten between the ages of 4 and 5. It offers classes in English, language arts, math, social studies and science. The school also provides the Title I program and food services. The Southside Early Childhood Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of the Young Child. It is a part of the Darlington County School District, which operates elementary, middle and high schools.