The Goddard School

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  • LEARNING THROUGH PLAY Think about all the times you pretended to be a doctor, a chef, a parent or a pro athlete when you were a child.
  • As you enjoyed exploring that role, you were figuring out how different people behave and learning through play.
  • A play-based curriculum allows children the freedom to have fun while discovering and exploring the world and their interests. To support learning through play, the F.L.EX. Learning Program includes the following:Fun, hands-on activities that allow children to learn through experience;Customized lesson plans that the teachers develop based on the children`s interests and adapt to the children`s developmental needs;Warm, nurturing classrooms that promote a passion for literacy, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics;A daily schedule that ensures children have time for independent exploration and discovery every day;Age-appropriate interactive technologies, such as interactive whiteboards that support collaborative and meaningful learning without replacing creative play, exploration or physical activity.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded2005

Student Body

Total Students154 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is based on students program.
Admissions DirectorCinnamon Snipes


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBallet, Dance, SoccerBalletDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:

School Notes

  • 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 for fun.Learning for life.

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The average private school tuition in Georgia is $9,110 for elementary schools and $11,861 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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