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 more than a warm and nurturing place. It's more than a great education for your child. It's peace of mind.

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
Liz Smith is the on-site owner of The Goddard School of Waukee, IA. 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. 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. It's title is, "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.
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    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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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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