Goddard Child Development Center

NASA GSFC Code 200.9 Building 90
Greenbelt, MD 20771-0207
Tel: (301)286-8588
Grades: NS-K | 50 students
GCDC is licensed and certified by the Maryland State Department of Education as a Nonpublic Nursery School. Currently, GCDC offers one kindergarten classroom, two pre-kindergarten classrooms, three 3-4 year old preschool classrooms and two 2-year old classrooms.
GCDC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Goddard Child Development Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Spanish Spanish,

School Notes

  • Open to NASA Goddard Civil Sevants and Contractors.
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School Reviews

Fantastic school! Knowledgeable and caring teachers and staff have really helped my son blossom in the 2 years he has attended the school. He enjoys spanish and music classes, and I love that they have so many wonderful opportunities to be exposed to science. GCDC is a top rate school. I can't say enough wonderful things about it!
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
Enroll Today! The educational program offered by GCDC is already amazing, but the staff continues to find ways to improve the offerings providing physical activity, creative play, music and language (Spanish). We have spent time at other centers, and I can attest to the fact that GCDC is superior to the competition. We''ve never been happier.
- Posted by Parent, 04/28/13

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