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The Goddard School of Lake Forest (Baker Ranch)

The Goddard School is more than a warm and nurturing place. It’s more than a great education for your child. It’s peace of mind.

20455 Alton Parkway
Lake Forest, California 92630
949-393-1220 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Goddard School of Lake Forest (Baker Ranch)

Meet  Parina

Meet Parina

Owner
I am thrilled to be able to provide The Goddard School’s outstanding FLEX program to the children and families in the community. I have two children of my own and recognize the importance of a safe, quality and nurturing learning environment. After receiving my Masters in Business Administration, I have worked in management for over 11 years in various industries. I believe in providing a learning environment in which the children can thrive both socially and academically. Best part of my day is to see the big smile and receive hugs from the children at our school! I would like to extend an invitation to you and your family to visit our beautiful school, meet our loving teachers, including our outstanding Educational Directors. We would love to tell you more about the Goddard approach to learning!
  • 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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  • Faculty

    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
  • July 27 Coconut Count
  • July 28 Hawaiian Coconut Art
  • July 29 Coconut Count
  • July 30 Earthquake Drill 8 - 9 AM
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Summer Programs

It's never too early to start planning for summer fun. Register today to secure your child's spot at The Goddard School’s Summer Camp, our exciting summer learning program! 

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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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LEARNING YOUR CHILD LOVES

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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.

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

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The F.L.EX.® Learning framework is designed to provide a well-rounded learning experience in a safe, nurturing environment to help prepare children for school, careers and life. 

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