The Goddard School of Lithia

School Address: 14106 Spector Road
, Lithia, Florida 33547
School Phone Number: 813-603-1530 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Lithia (FishHawk) is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's more than a great education for your child. It's peace of mind.

Meet  Souji

Meet Souji

On-Site Owner
I have been a resident of Fishhawk for three years. I live here with my husband Shekar and our two boys, Aditya and Adarsh who go to Fishhawk Creek Elementary School. My educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from George Mason University, Virginia. I have worked in corporate America for ten years as a professional engineer. I am excited to bring a high quality preschool program to our community. We noticed a clear need for a premier preschool in the area as we shopped for childcare for our boys. I am honored to bring the Goddard program that will help shape the early childhood development for the children in our community.
  • 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 6 Kidokinetics 9 AM - 12 PM
  • July 8 Splash Day 9 - 11:30 AM
  • July 11 Soccer Shots 9 - 11:45 AM
  • July 13 Kidokinetics 9 AM - 12 PM
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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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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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