The Goddard School of Buckeye

School Address: 4320 N. School Hill Road
, Buckeye, Arizona 85396
School Phone Number: 623-255-3290 , School Hours: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Buckeye (Verrado) is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Meet  Nicole

Meet Nicole

On-site Owner & Parent
Nicole, one of the school's on-site Co-Owners, grew up in the Cleveland suburb of Hudson, Ohio, and holds an Accounting degree from The Ohio State University. She relocated to Phoenix in 2002 and moved to Verrado in 2011 with her husband, where they now reside with their daughter, son, and their many pets. They are excited for their children to receive the same high-quality Goddard education that they have been providing to so many other West Valley children since 2009! Nicole's favorite children's book is "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" by Dr. Seuss, and when she is not busy at the school, she enjoys hiking, reading, and riding her Peloton bike. She loves knowing that The Goddard School's safe and fun learning environment provides children with the confidence and foundation to help them attain their dreams.
  • Our School

    Welcome! We’re committed to your child’s health, safety and education, which is why we provide children with safe and healthy learning environments at our School.

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    Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care.

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    Special Programs

    We enhance our play-based curriculum with a range of enrichment programs designed to fit your child’s interests.

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  • Reviews & Recognition

    We greatly value feedback we receive from parents and our communities, and are proud to share these publicly.

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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • June 21 Bookmobile Visit 10:30 - 11 AM
  • June 26 Wizard Visit 9:30 - 11 AM
  • July 4 Independence Day
  • July 5 Bookmobile Visit 10:30 - 11 AM
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Find Their Extraordinary

We nurture your child’s unique potential by encouraging their natural curiosity so they’re prepared to confidently take on the world.

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What Teachers Mean to Me

Every member of the Goddard faculty has special, often extraordinary, gifts they share with their students. When a child comes home happy and can't wait to see their teacher the next day, tell us about it. Take this moment to celebrate your child's teachers!

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We work tirelessly to ensure children thrive in a healthy, safe and warm environment. Within this secure and nurturing environment, children can discover their unique gifts.

Our programs go beyond academics and help children develop important social-emotional skills like kindness, empathy, responsible decision making and more.  

In our classrooms, creativity and curiosity blossom as children discover the wonder of learning. Through fun learning experiences (F.L.EX.®), your child will develop academic and social-emotional skills that will help them feel ready to take on the world.

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