The Goddard School

  • The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to five years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life.
  • Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School's AdvancED and Middle States-accredited F.L.EX. Learning Program reaches more than 45,000 students in 430+ Goddard Schools in 35 states.
  • The Goddard School's comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.
  • To learn more about The Goddard School, please visit  Learning for fun.  Learning for life.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1994
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students149 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries by age group and number of days in attendance.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSamantha Calabrese
Admissions AssociateScott Siegel


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Goddard Guide to Getting Alon, sign language, Spanish, Wee Can Dance, Yoga

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Base Fitness Program, Preschool Pros, The Adventure Squad

School Notes

  • Welcome to The Goddard School! Our goal is to be a resource for families and a community where parents can share information and learn from each other.

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The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $8,721 for elementary schools and $18,355 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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