The Goddard School of Jacksonville
(Baymeadows/Gate Pkwy)

School Address: 8985 Annie Eliza Rd.
, Jacksonville, Florida 32256
School Phone Number: 904-648-9900 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Winter of Wonder

Make this season a winter of wonder with activities, recipes and ways to give back that you can do with the ones you love!

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Jacksonville (Baymeadows/Gate Pkwy) is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's more than a great education for your child. It's peace of mind.

Meet  Marie Ann

Meet Marie Ann

Regional Director
Marie Ann is the Regional Director for Goddard Ponte Vedra Beach, Goddard Julington Creek & Goddard Baymeadows/ETown. She has been part of the organization since 2016 and has three decades in the Early Childhood Education field. Marie Ann has a Bachelor’s in early childhood education from an English university, where she grew up. Additionally, she holds a National CDA in Early Childhood Education and a Director’s License. In 2002 she created and launched a language school known as “Kids Club – Vilajuiga” located in Catalunya, Spain, predominantly teaching English to non-native speakers. During this time, she also worked as a consultant language teacher for local schools and became a qualified and recognized examiner/invigilator for Cambridge University. Though originally from England, Marie Ann moved to the states in 2011 and has called it home since! Marie Ann and her husband have five grown children.
  • 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

  • January 31 Soccer Shots 9 - 11 AM
  • January 31 Little Dancing Stars 3 - 4 PM
  • February 2 P.E. with Coach Mike 9:30 AM - 12 PM
  • February 3 4 the Kids - Basketball Academy 9 - 11 AM
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It's Their Time to Thrive!

This year is your child’s time to thrive! Find out how The Goddard School sets your child up for success, so they’re prepared to confidently take on the world around them. 

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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

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.  

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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