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Newtown accreditation & accolades

In our quest to reach the highest professional standards, we’re proud to share our achievements and affiliations.



This award acknowledges The Goddard School for being exceptional in the areas of education and operations. It also recognizes the School who promotes and enhances The Goddard School brand, improves the services offered to families and help position The Goddard School as a thought leader in early childhood education and care.

AWARD: Circle of Excellence For Operations

Goddard’s Circle of Excellence Award for Operations recognizes Schools with the highest-rated educational programs and exceptional operational efficiency. Franchisees who earn this award have established a strong management team and cohesive work culture that empowers faculty and staff to execute a high-quality education program that delivers a warm, positive experience for children. Schools that earn this award represent some of the most well-run businesses in our system.


AWARD: Bucks County Courier Times Best of 2014- Pre-School/Nursery School

The Best of Bucks County Courier Times is a list of our readers favorite businesses, products and services in the community.

 2016 Bucks Happening
AWARD: The Bucks Happening List: Nursery School/Daycare
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Each year thousands of locals vote to determine the best people, places, businesses, and events in the Bucks County region.

AWARD: Best of Bucks

The Best of Bucks County is a list of our readers’ favorite businesses, products and services in the community.

Star 3
Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS program is an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) to improve, support and recognize the continuous quality improvement efforts of early learning programs. The Keystone STARS Performance Standards provide the foundation for the program and are grouped into four levels – Standards, Training, Assistance, Resources and Support. Each level builds on the previous level and utilizes research-based best practices to promote quality early learning environments and positive child outcomes.
AFFILIATION: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)


P21 is a national organization championing 21st century skills and serves as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness for every student by building collaborative partnerships among educational, business, community and government leaders. The Goddard School has become the first preschool program to join P21.

AWARD: Happening List Winner
AWARD: Happening List Winner
Best Summer Camp 2012
This award recognizes the best of Bucks County, PA as chosen by voters on the Bucks Happening website.
AWARD: Program Enhancement Award
Goddard’s Enrichment Programs Award recognized Schools that integrated nine or more Goddard Resources into the curriculum.
AWARD: Quality Assurance Award
Goddard’s Quality Assurance Award is presented to the School with the highest average QA score.
AWARD: Rookie of the Year
Goddard’s Rookie of the Year Award recognizes the rookie School who has met the highest standards in the areas of overall quality, health & safety, curriculum and business operations.

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