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
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1997
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer program costs are available from the school. Please call us at 410-531-1511

Student Body

Total Students154 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition information is available from the school. Please call us at 410-531-1511
Admissions DirectorPatty Hidalgo Frey
Admissions AssociateVineeta Rastogi

School Notes

  • MSDE Accredited preschool and child care center
  • Established in 1997
  • Committed to quality

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School Reviews

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This school is fantastic! If you want your child in a true preschool, not just a babysitting day care, you can't get a better program. It's expensive, but I truly see how the $$ goes back to the kids via the quality of the program, events, and staff. I was initially wanting to do a Montessori program because I knew my child was a little ahead and wanted to make sure she got an opportunity to be challenged. No problem here. She gets individual attention, and the program is challenging enough that she's always learning new and fine-tuning skills. She started with their summer program this year and has loved it ever since (we''ve increased her time twice already). I understand why some people are put off by the owner, but I think it may be expectation. She runs her school like a private school, not like a day care. She's very professional, which some may view as cold. However, she's very hands-on. She and her admin staff have been so involved, and they all know most of the kids by name (100+ kids). They never hesitate to contact me with any concern or praise. The teachers are also exceptional, though of course some are better than others (as would be anywhere).
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