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Serving Families for More than 40 Years

Did you know The Sunshine House started in 1975? Time flies when you’re having fun!

We were originally founded by a husband and wife team, both public school teachers, in the small town of Greenwood, SC. The couple wasn’t satisfied with the options for their young daughter’s care, so they started The Sunshine House. One of our first schools, on Grace Street in Greenwood, SC, is still in operation today!


More than 40 years later, The Sunshine House has grown into one of the largest and most trusted early education and childcare companies in the United States. While our original founders have since retired, we are proud to continue their legacy. We now operate more than 100 schools in 9 states, employing 2,500 professional educators and caregivers, and serving more than 12,000 children each day.

The bedrock of our company lies in our vision and mission. It’s the reason we get up each day. It’s the promise we make to our children, our families, and our fellow team members.

Our Vision: To partner with families to create a better world.

Our Mission: To  provide high quality care and education — every child, every family, every day.

We know that choosing the right childcare is one of the most important decisions your family will make. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your family.