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The Goddard School of Lakewood 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.

14534 Arbor Green Trail
Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202
941-752-6600 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Goddard School of Lakewood Ranch

Meet  Josh

Meet Josh

Owner
On-site Owner and Administrator - I am thrilled to be a part of this growing, family-oriented community. My background includes over 10 years of engineering and management experience. I hold a BS in Industrial Technology from the Ohio University and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Eastern Michigan University. I personally welcome you to the finest preschool in Lakewood Ranch!
  • 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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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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