Hutcherson Early Learning Center is a Lynchburg City school.  We serve children ages 2-5 years of age through a variety of programs including Pre-K 4, Pre-K 3, and early childhood special education.

Population: 225-250 served each year
Motto: Heroes Help Themselves and Others!
Mascot: Hutcherson Heroes
Color: Blue

Directions to Hutcherson Early Learning Center (Español)

School Hours

8:40 a.m.–3:40 p.m.

School Year

Two semesters; four grading periods of nine weeks each.


School History

Carl B. Hutcherson Elementary School first opened in 1960. It was named after Carl B. Hutcherson Sr. who was the first black School Board member of Lynchburg City Schools and a prominent businessman in the city.  He served on the School Board from 1952-65. Hutcherson Early Learning Center was renovated in 2013. Today, the center houses Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4 and early childhood special education programs.