The love and commitment Goddard parents have for their children and their development inspires us to continually offer the best preparation possible.

What our parents say

Forever Grateful for Goddard School

As new parents, we had no experience with daycares/schools. We wanted a place that would be safe, educational, and close to home. We found what we were looking for and more at Goddard Novi. Our daughter Suri, was being cared for by people that truly care about her. My husband and I loved hearing daily things that she was experiencing and learning. Thank you Goddard Novi for taking care of our little girl. We are forever grateful!

- Suri's Mother (Infant Classroom)

Enjoying Our Wonderful Goddard Experience

Thank you for your daily notes, updates and the cheering and encouraging words about Riaan. We are so glad that he is going to Goddard and happy that you guys are taking such good care of him. The pics you share give us so much joy and ease off any work tensions we have at that moment. One of our favorite times of the day is watching his pics having fun. Thank you so much and we appreciate all that you guys do for the kids. You guys are wonderful.

- Riaan's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

A Nurturing and Caring School - An Incredible Environment to Learn

The staff at Goddard go out of their way to get to know our son and our family! Their individualized curriculum helps him grow by creating a safe, stable environment that allows self exploration, discovery and independence. We drop him off each day knowing he will have positive day and be engaged in a variety of activities that meet all his needs (social, emotional and academic) and we are able to go to work knowing he’s in a safe place with people who truly know and care about him!

- Henry's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

We Love The Goddard School

I liked that Janelle and the owner were very friendly. The school was very clean and looked like an actual school. My daughter is going to love it there and get her ready for kindergarten.

- Aubrey's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

The Goddard School is good!

Teachers and staff are great! School is very clean. My son enjoys the class activities and projects.

- Evan and Addison's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

We Love The Goddard School

Love the leadership, teachers, curriculum and facility.

- Clara's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

The Goddard School is Dedicated to Every Child

I love the dedication and individual support with every kid

- Johana's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Amazing School

How clean the school always is. The building security. The best part is the amazing staff. Mr. Derick and staff make sure that the children are very comfortable with their surroundings.

- Ember's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Dedication to Excellence

The school is Excellent. My child learned so many new things whenever he goes to class. We're lucky to be in The Goddard School family.

- Eshan's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

Goddard School is Good

I have loved everything about The Goddard School! Daycare was a new adventure for our family and our daughter has transitioned great and genuinely looks forward to going to school every single day. She is talking more, her tantrums have really decreased since attending, and Derick and the staff have been great to our family. Being a working mom, it puts me at ease knowing she is in great hands and learning so much on a daily basis.

- Mila's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

Welcome, Friendly and Knowledgeable

Extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. Everyone at Goddard Novi made us feel very welcome.

- Millie's Father (Pre-K Classroom)

Goddard School Novi -- Amazing

The teachers are amazing. The school is very clean. Everyone is extremely friendly. I feel comfortable leaving my son there all day while I am at work. Thankful for such a great school! I enjoy getting photos throughout the day. Helps me feel at ease when I am away. I also love that our teacher Ms. Lacey does arts and crafts with the kids. I enjoy taking that art work home as well as seeing it all around the classroom.

- Thomas's Mother (Infant Classroom)

The Goddard School is Awesome

Like the personal interaction from the owner and the teachers are awesome

- Kavin's Father (Toddler Classroom)

Goddard School is like family

Our little one had a great time at Goddard because of the quality care that Goddard provided. It felt more like a family than a business. All the staff and teacher were very courteous and friendly.

- Neya's Father (Toddler Classroom)

The Goddard School Exceeds our Highest Expectations

I was very hesitant about a center instead of in-home care, but after being at the Goddard School for a few months, I have recommended it to so many people. The teachers care so much about the kids, the reports are so detailed, and I love that Janelle and Derick know the names of all of the parents and kids that attend the school. It shows that they care so much and really take the time to get to know the families. I also love that the kids are learning so many things, right from the start.

- James's Mother (Infant Classroom)

The Goddard School - A Very Happy Place

My daughter is very happy here. She looks forward to going to school. Her classmates seem to accept her and they all seem to get along from what I can tell. They reinforce positive feedback and promote manners. She is always engaged in activities that she not only enjoys but I can see as educational or developmentally important. These are all great but most importantly her teachers took the time to care for her and make her comfortable. I’ve noticed growth in her language and behavior as well.

- Giana's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Comments via a Third-Party Survey

Amazing Teachers

My daughter has been attending Goddard for a few months now. The teachers are amazing and the facility is great! She really enjoys her days there and is learning so much! I highly recommend Goddard to anyone that is looking for a safe, fun, learning environment for their child.

- Jessica's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Incredible Learning Environment

I like people working in Goddard school. My son loves his teachers. He enjoys his school life from the beginning. He is learning a lot of new things at school everyday.

- Yusei's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Makes You Feel Like Family

The teachers, education director, and owner know the parents and students all by name. They say hi to you personally by name and their greetings are sincere and friendly. They make you feel like family! We were extremely nervous to send our toddler to school, they made the process so easy and welcoming, my daughter wakes up daily wanting to go to school!

- Ava's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

A Great Learning Environment

The teachers are great - they all seem caring and nice. The owner and director tries to connect with every family. My son comes home with something new he leanred everyday.

- Edward's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

My Daughter Enjoys Attending This Friendly School

Everyone is friendly and my daughter enjoys attending.

- Lydia's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

Excellent Faculty and Leadership Team

The staff is excellent and the management is very understanding and easy to work with.

- John and Luke's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

Engaging, Stimulating with High Standards for Safety & Quality

Curriculums are much more flexible and stimulating for children. I love he interactions I have with director and owners - they are very engaged. The school seem to uphold high standard of safety and quality.

- Edward's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Goddard School is a calm, nurturing environment to learn

The calm and loving nature of the school owners, management, and staff! No yelling but professional redirecting!

- Lucas's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

The Goddard School is The Gold Standard

All the teachers are certified or degreed. The director and the owner are both knowledgeable in their perspective roles, they consider the families and the employees as intrical parts of the school. At the Goddard school Novi the curriculum and the importance of the children’s safety and learning is priority, something that sometimes is lacking in other schools.

- Savannah's Mother (Infant Classroom)

The Goddard School is the Great

The highest rating is only a 10 ??? Well in that case Goddard gets a 10 ??????. The Owner and staff at Goddard Novi, have been beyond excellent in the care of our 9 month old daughter who has been there since 3 months old. My wife and I enjoy the daily progress emails and love the pictures taken !! Thank you, Randy and Kristen F.

- Kinsley's Father (Infant Classroom)

A Professional Education Experience - We Love The Goddard School

The staff is professional and our son loves being there. However most important to us is to be able to manage our son’s type 1 diabetes while he is at the school. In this respect our experience with the school has been well above our expectations in communication to manage our son’s condition. We are grateful to have found this school.

- Edo's Father (Toddler Classroom)

The Goddard School of Novi -- The Place To Be

I had problems with another places because my son didn’t speak good English and I wanted him to learn language and being comfortable the same time. The Goddard school of Novi is that place! Teachers very kind and tolerant. They do everything to make your child feel comfortable and confident.

- Tim's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

My Child Loves Attending The Goddard School

The owner and teachers are very personable and nice. My child loves his teachers and loves gong to school!

- Rehaan's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Excellent Education Program

The owner and teachers are very nice. Excellent education program. Specially my kid loves to go there!

- Sara's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

The Goddard School -- A Comfort School to Learn

Calm relaxing environment and friendliness of everyone who works there.

- Noah and Owen's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

The Goddard School is Excellent


- Clara's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

An Incredible Experience and Learning Environment

I feel very comfortable with the school and how my son is being taught and what he learns on a daily basis. I am also happy with the fact that I get daily updates from the school with pictures of the activities my son is performing and how he is doing.

- Olaotan's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

A Personalized Approach to Learning

Like the personal interaction from the owner and the teachers are awesome

- Kavin's Father (Toddler Classroom)

An Incredible School to Learn and Grow

Friendly staff, clean facilities, terrific resources and curriculum!

- Jake's Father (Pre-K Classroom)

The Goddard School -- Happy & Challenged Children

Great teachers. Clean environment. Friendly staff. Kid comes home happy and challenged

- Kennedy's Father (Toddler Classroom)

The Goddard School -- Incredible

Attention to detail. Daily reports and pictures. Unique curriculum. Hygiene. Teachers' dedication. Overall management.

- Ameera's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Teachers Are Wonderful and Communication is Great

Teachers are wonderful and the communication from the teachers and staff is great.

- Ellie's Mother (Toddler Classroom)

The Goddard School -- A Wise Choice

Curriculum, teachers and friendly admin staff. The teachers are wisely chosen to benefit the children.

- Aanya's Mother (Preschool Classroom)

Love the Learning-Based Activities

I love all of the learning-based activities that are planned for my child throughout the day. I can tell that he is learning so much at such an early age. The curriculum is so creative and I love the variety of tools and techniques that are used to help the kids learn.

- James and Luke's Mother (Infant Classroom)

The Goddard School -- An Incredible Place to Learn

Unparalleled educational programming, wonderful teachers and beautiful facility.

- Clara's Mother (Pre-K Classroom)

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