Vinings Reviews & Recognition

The love and commitment of our Goddard families inspires us every day. To help make each child’s learning experiences the best they can be, we are always happy to listen when parents share their expectations. Here’s what our families have to say.

  • I love the staff!!! Everyone is so nice, friendly, and professional. And the curriculum is great. My son is learning so much.

    Princeton's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Friendly and experienced staff, well maintained facility, overall organized operations, good communication, convenient location with easy access in and out of the building, keen focus on curriculum at all ages

    Rosie's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • The staff is one of the best I have ever seen. We are extremely happy with the care our daughter is receiving. We really appreciate all the community events and extras that the school plans for the kids.

    Marisa's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Everyone speaks to Cooper and acts like they really know him. I feel very comfortable with the teachers and feel like they love teaching him. He enjoys going and feels comfortable when I leave.

    Cooper's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The teachers, the staff, the community, the environment, the daily updates & photos. The overall friendliness & welcoming spirit when you walk through the front door & how everyone seems to know each child. We are very new to Goddard and we are very happy with our choice of preschool for our son!

    Luke's Mother

    Toddler Classroom


Cognia ( offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and five million educators every day.

June 2019 - June 2024


The Goddard School uses high-tech sanitization devices that remove 99.9% of common bacteria and viruses from classroom objects, such as toys. The eco-friendly devices use ozone created from ambient air and less than half an ounce of water to sanitize hard and soft items without exposing them to chemicals.

January 2020 - January 2022


Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families. It administers the nationally-recognized Georgia’s Pre-K Program; licenses child care centers and home-based child care; administers the Child Care and Development Funds; and administers federal nutrition programs. The department also houses the Head Start State Collaboration Office, distributes federal funding to enhance the quality and availability of child care, and works collaboratively with Georgia child care resource and referral agencies and organizations throughout the state.

July 2017 - July 2020
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