The Goddard School of Chicago
(South Loop)

School Address: 2007 S. Indiana Avenue
, Chicago, Illinois 60616
School Phone Number: 312-626-5959 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Chicago (South Loop) is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Currently serving families from South Loop, West Loop, University Village, Printer's Row, Motor Row, Pilsen, Bronzeville, Bridgeport, Hyde Park, Chinatown, Streeterville.

Meet  Soumya

Meet Soumya

Owner
Soumya is born into an entrepreneurial family. She grew up watching her family run reputable international educational institutions. She accredits her success and her grounded personality to the values she received from her family and strong foundations she had in her early childhood education. She has an MBA from Rollins College, FL and a Certificate in Early Childhood Development field from Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL. Some of the teaching philosophies that resonate with her include whole child development, intentional teaching, and purposeful play. When Soumya learnt about the Goddard philosophy and learning program, she was excited to be part of the Franchisee family as it was a perfect alignment of her family goals and vision. Through The Goddard School’s play-based curriculum, she hopes to provide Fun Learning Experience (FL.E.X.) to all the children. Soumya has passion for music, dance, and outdoor sports. At The Goddard School South Loop, she along with her family wants to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children and families, engaging learning materials and enrichment programs for children to experiment and explore, and large outdoor playgrounds to have fun and learn. Soumya and Swapna are members of same family. They are very excited for their new school and the impact it will have in the community. They are focused on hiring professional staff and investing in their continuous education is a priority for creating a nurturing environment. They welcome all the families and teachers to be part of their exciting journey.
  • 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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    In the News

    There’s always something happening at The Goddard School! Read all about our School’s early childhood education programs, events and more.

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    Summer with Goddard

    Our summer program is all about exciting outdoor adventures, child-led discovery and fun learning experiences!

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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • June 17 Drop in Day - CPS
  • June 17 Robotics and Coding Class 10 AM - 12 PM
  • June 18 Drop in Day - CPS
  • June 18 Imagination Playground 9 AM - 5:50 PM
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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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Playgrounds

At The Goddard School®, we take playtime very seriously, which is why we have the perfect outdoor play spaces that provide your child with the freedom to explore and discover the great outdoors. Our fun, safe playgrounds encourage the kind of imaginative play that makes childhood magical.

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LEARNING YOUR CHILD LOVES

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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