The Goddard School

8750 Olde Worthington Road,
Westerville, OH, 43082
Tel: (614)882-0111
Grades: NS - K | 117 students
Consumer's Choice Award Winner 2004-2013

Welcome to The Goddard School® located at 8750 Olde Worthington Road in Westerville near the intersection of I-71 and Polaris Parkway, we are just minutes from I-270 in the heart of Central Ohio.

The Goddard School uses the most contemporary, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life.
Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners.

Our warm, loving atmosphere features a year round extended day program from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Our program is designed to enhance the emotional, social, intellectual and physical development of your child from six weeks to seven years of age.
We also offer ‘before- and after-school’ enrichment programs, full-day, full-time licensed kindergarten program, kindergarten enrichment, and an outstanding summer program.
We nurture your child in a loving and safe environment with experiences that will enhance their development and growth.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 117 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates are available upon request. They vary by classroom.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director MaryKay Waite
Admissions Associate Donna Tretter


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Dance, Gymnastics, SoccerDanceGymnastics,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 1:1 Phonics Tutoring 1:1 Phonics Tutoring,

School Notes:


    We employ talented teachers who use best practices in early childhood development to promote learning in each individual child.Our approach is based on accepted research that clearly indicates the deepest, most genuine learning occurs for children through play and fun activities when lovingly guided by highly trained teachers.


    Every Goddard School offers a secure, nurturing environment where children feel known and appreciated for their individual gifts and personalities. The Goddard School’s environment is the result of a distinctive management model in which every school is led by a director who is responsible for the educational curriculum, andby an owner who is dedicated to ensuring that every family has a wonderful experience.


    Parenting in today’s world is increasingly complicated and difficult. The Goddard School collaborates with you in the process of raising your child. We work with you to develop lesson plans for helping your child reach his or her fullest potential. Many parents have come to rely on us like family because, with our extended hours and summer programs, we’re there when they need us.

    Our school is staffed with experienced teachers trained in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or Child Development. They provide children with carefully planned educational and developmental programs that meet the needs of the "whole" child. Our state-of-the-art, custom designed building was planned to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment.

    Our school offers additional resources to enhance your child’s educational experience through activities from the following programs:

    • Spanish & Mandarin Chinese Language Programs
    • Goddard Guide for Getting Along Manners Program
    • Hooked on Phonics program
    • Children’s Progressive Academic Assessments
    • B.A.S.E. Fitness Program
    • Time to Sign American Sign Language Program

    The Goddard School is dedicated to providing the best possible environment for the education and development of your child. For more specific information on our programs, curriculum and availability, please call to schedule a tour of our school.

    As parents, you devote a lot of time and effort into making the right decisions to provide the best possible care, development and education for your children. Before you make this important decision for your family, please come take a tour of our school to experience the finest preschool program and faculty you can imagine. Our school has won the Consumer’s Choice Award for 2004-2013. Our director, MaryKay Waite, or owner, Steve Powell, would love to show you around our wonderful school. Please call (614) 882-0111 or stop in for a tour of our facility.  

  • Profile last updated: 02/06/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northside Christian School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Worthingtion Christian Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Creative Play Center (1.7 miles away)
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