The Goddard School of Northfield

School Address: 4901 N. Wabash Street
, Denver, Colorado 80238
School Phone Number: 720-943-0672 , School Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Northfield is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Meet  Lance

Meet Lance

Lance and Michele Shimomura are parents of three children and are excited to own The Goddard School of Northfield. Lance was a stay-at-home dad, has over 20 years in business management, and a BA in Business Administration. Michele has a Master’s in Public Health. She is passionate about promoting healthy living for children and families. Lance believes high quality preschools have “a safe, nurturing and fun environment as well as engaged teachers and an enriched curriculum.” They believe The Goddard School offers the best academic preparation for success in school and in life. In addition to spending time with their children, Lance and Michele also enjoy skiing, biking, reading and swimming.
  • 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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    We greatly value feedback we receive from parents and our communities, and are proud to share these publicly.

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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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