Goddard Child Development Center
5.00 (2 reviews)
- 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 Type||Early Childhood / Day Care|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association for the Education of Young Children|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten|
|Total Students||122 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 33%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||23 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||16 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||1 extracurriculars|
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Oxon HillGrades: K | 8 students
6031 Oxon Hill Rd
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
- BowieGrades: K-12 | 36 students
Po Box 796
Bowie, MD 20718
- LanhamGrades: PK-12 | 195 students
8400 Good Luck Road
Lanham, MD 20706
- BowieGrades: NS-8 | 171 students
5004 Randonstone Lane
Bowie, MD 20715
- HyattsvilleGrades: NS-12 | 219 students
7009 Varnum Street
Hyattsville, MD 20784
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 - matzi
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.
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