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©2018 Dunbar Center, Inc. Hobe Sound, Florida



Located in the Banner Lake community of Hobe Sound, Florida, Dunbar Early Learning Center provides comprehensive childcare services and early learning for children of ages birth to 5 years old in a year-round, center-based program. Our highly trained teachers collaborate with parents to give children, including those with special needs, a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate educational experience. Dunbar is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).



Dunbar Early Learning Center is devoted to the care, education and promotion of the children and families within Martin County.

At Dunbar Center, Inc., we are dedicated to creating a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for all children. Our unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning. To find out more about us, keep reading or feel free to get in touch.


Learning Through Play

BUSY BEES: Ages 0–3 

Our infants and toddlers receive safe and developmentally enriching care under the close supervision of qualified adults, with each classroom of 8 children staffed by 3 teachers. Our curriculum blends learning with play, helping children build confidence in their individual strengths and abilities.

Kids Blowing Bubbles


Three-year olds in our Tender Times classroom transition from a home-oriented environment to a group setting, where they experience hands-on learning in and out of the classroom. Life in Tender Times offers many opportunities to learn and grow.



12100 SE Lantana Ave
Hobe Sound

Martin County, FL 33455

Tel: (772) 545-0808

Dunbar Early Learning Center

Monday – Friday,

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM.



As our four-year-old children begin their final year at Dunbar, the emphasis turns to learning and preparing for a successful independent school experience. Our Butterflies program incorporates Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK), a program designed to prepare four-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success.