The Goddard School

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  • The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six 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 www.goddardschool.com. Learning for fun. Learning for life.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students127 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes

  • The Goddard School is dedicated to providing the foundation to encourage each childs lifelong love of learning in a safe and nurturing environment by offering a wide range of enriching activities to meet the needs of each child, focusing on building each child's emotional, social, cognitive and physical skills, offering multi-cultural and developmentally appropriate materials and equipment. Bright classrooms and large playgrounds create the backdrop for a learning environment where preschoolers engage in age-appropriate activities related to a monthly theme. Learning Centers for math, science, imaginary play, music, creative art and computers provide both shared and independent learning opportunities. Teachers fill these centers with theme-related materials to engage children at each stage of their development.

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