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The Goddard School of Newark

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.

50 Polly Drummond Hill Road
Newark, Delaware 19711
302-454-9454 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Goddard School of Newark

Meet  Joe

Meet Joe

Owner
Joe received his bachelor’s degree from Immaculata University and is an Air Force Veteran of eight years, serving overseas in England. His professional life has been devoted to innovation and strategy within the technology realm; helping companies develop road maps to continuously drive improved programs and services.Joe is thrilled to provide The Goddard School’s outstanding program to the children and families in the Newark community. He and his wife, Stacey, are raising twins of their own and recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment, which is why they chose The Goddard School. He's also an active volunteer for DFRC, Delaware Foundation for Reaching Citizens with intellectual disabilities.
  • 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 Puppets
  • July 27 Water Play 10 AM - 12 PM
  • July 28 Puppets
  • July 29 If You're Happy & You Know It
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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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