The Goddard School of Waukee

School Address: 80 NE Carefree Lane
, Waukee, Iowa 50263
School Phone Number: 515-297-6555 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Waukee is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

At the Goddard School of Waukee, our mission is to provide the most innovative and inspirational educational experience for young children and families in our community.

Meet  Liz

Meet Liz

On-site Owner
Education: I hold a Bachelors Degree in Education from Winona State University. Experience: I worked as an Elementary Educator in the Johnston Community School District for seven years before opening the Goddard School in Waukee in 2016. A Little About Me: I love spending time with my family. I have two boys who keep me very busy. I enjoy traveling, watching the boys play sports, and spending as much time as possible outdoors. Favorite Children's Book: One of my all-time favorites is one I received when my first child was born, "You Are My I Love You" by Maryann Cusimano. It spoke to the absolute irrevocable love I was experiencing in that moment. A love that I did not know existed before I had my first child. The book reminds me of the role I will forever play in my children's lives as well as the role they will forever play in mine.
  • 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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    Education becomes extraordinary when teachers like you help little learners achieve big goals! If you want to make a difference in the lives of young children in a supportive, engaging environment, apply today!

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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

  • June 19 Water Wednesday! 9:30 - 10:45 AM
  • June 20 Tennis 9:30 - 11:30 AM
  • June 21 Visit from the Fire Department 9:45 - 11 AM
  • June 24 Library Visit 9:30 - 11 AM
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Find Their Extraordinary

We nurture your child’s unique potential by encouraging their natural curiosity so they’re prepared to confidently take on the world.

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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.  

In our classrooms, creativity and curiosity blossom as children discover the wonder of learning. Through fun learning experiences (F.L.EX.®), your child will develop academic and social-emotional skills that will help them feel ready to take on the world.

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