Naperville (104th Street) 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.

  • Love the school and program. Laura our director is amazing and listens. I honestly feel that she’s super helpful. The teachers are also great with our girls!

    Alyssa & Cara's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The teachers care and are great. My kids love going there 5 days/week.

    Carter & Everett & Owen's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • From the very moment we stepped into the school for our initial meeting we felt comforted by the environment. From the loving teachers and staff to the clear direction of the curriculum and protocols, Goddard is a wonderful school for our little one!

    Naomi's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • My son has been at Goddard for a few years and he has done nothing but Thrive! My son loves to learn which is very important and makes us very happy!

    Samuel's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • The themed lessons each week, the structure of the day and the staff

    Natalie's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Good focus on education and lots of fun activities for the kids too.

    Evan & Rachel & Norah's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • All of the staff is so positive and clearly working to make sure that my child is happy and engaged. It makes it so much easier to leave her when I know she is surrounded by such amazing caretakers.

    Samantha & Alexandra & Patricia 's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • My Daughter is going to before and after care only. Teachers helping her to complete her homework and helping her for reading books.

    Janani's Mother

    Before/After School Program

  • I am very satisfied having my little boy attend the Goddard School. His assigned Teachers are very sweet & respectful! For each day that my son is there his Teachers are doing various activities to help him become more independent and educational in his class. Thank you!

    Jacob's Mother

    Preschool Classroom


National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredits early childhood programs according to health, safety and education standards. The standards are intended to provide a reliable and accountable accreditation system to encourage the field of early childhood education to strive for a new level of excellence.

January 2017 - January 2027


The Goddard Humanitarian Award honors franchisees who are devoted to the welfare of humanity by making the world a better place through early childhood education.

February 2024 - February 2025


ExceleRate Illinois recognizes a program's commitment to quality beyond the basic state licensing requirements (which cover seven broad areas including staffing, programming, health, safety and hygiene). The Gold Circle of Quality shows the program has gone the extra mile to make sure your child receives the enhanced learning and care experience.

July 2006 - July 2023


Bernie’s Book Bank collects, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland.

January 2020 - January 2023


This award recognizes the best in the Chicagoland area -- as voted by the readers of the Daily Herald.

January 2009 - January 2023


This award is presented annually and acknowledges a market that has demonstrated the best collaborative effort in representing The Goddard Schools in their community.

January 2014 - January 2015


The Goddard Schools located in Greater Chicago are proud supporters of the Brookfield Zoo and are ongoing sponsors of many of their events throughout the year.

January 2013 - January 2014


Goddard’s Quality Assurance Award is presented to the School with the highest average QA score.

January 2008 - January 2009
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