The Goddard School of Hawthorn Woods
(Lake Zurich)

School Address: 50 Landover Parkway
, Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047
School Phone Number: 847-438-8866 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Parenting with Goddard

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Welcome to Our School

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

Meet  Slava

Meet Slava

Owner
As a Goddard owner and parent, Slava feels a true connection to Goddard’s philosophy of fostering a love of learning in children while providing a fun, safe and nurturing environment for them to grow. He is proud to provide this exceptional learning experience for more children and families in the Hawthorn Woods community. Slava has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western Michigan University, and a Master of Science in Accountancy from DePaul University. Previously, he has been working as an accountant for the past 10 years.
  • 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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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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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.  

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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