The Franklin School

USC Upstate’s School of Education, Human Performance, and Health is proud to be a key partner in The Franklin School, a game-changing early childhood education center in the city of Spartanburg’s Northside neighborhood.

With a focus on serving children ages 6 weeks to five years old from a variety of economic and cultural backgrounds, The Franklin School encourages holistic child development with curriculum centered on the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) approach.

The 28,000-square-foot school boasts a unique building design aimed at providing for innovative research. Cameras and microphones are in each classroom, enabling educational experts around the globe to observe footage for research.

USC Upstate students will have opportunities to make an impact on a community that has been the focus of a major revitalization since 2012 and to contribute to work that has the potential to fuel future education practices worldwide.