Saint Charles (Geneva) 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 staff

    Jack's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The kids love it! So excited to go everyday. They learn so much and do so many learning activities through the day!

    Frankie & Beau's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • They are all very communicative. They take illness seriously and try to keep it out of the school. I love the Tadpoles app and the pictures and updates!

    Oliver & Everett & Dillon's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Anisa and heather have always put Everly’s education and safety first. everly loves school and looks forward to it everyday

    Everly's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • Academics, small class sizes, great communication.

    Xavier's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Kind people, amazing teaching/education and love the yoga.

    Ryan's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • We are very grateful to have found you. You have taken the time and extra effort to make sure that our child's transition went as smoothly as possible. We very much like seeing the pictures throughout the day and it helps to know that she is having fun and engaging even though drop-offs are still tearful. Thank you.

    Eva's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Love the curriculum, teacher interaction, activities and daily schedules they have for the kiddos! So fortunate to have my daughter part of the program. Everyone is incredibly nice as well!

    Harper & Baby's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The staff is very friendly, detail oriented and super customer focused. As a mom of a newborn, I have NO concerns with dropping my son off in the morning. I know all of his needs will be met and the pictures that I'm sent throughout the day show me that my son is happy and thriving! My husband and I have been super pleased with our decision to attend Goddard of St. Charles, IL. We highly recommend!

    Ashton's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Goddard is a great environment for children to learn social skills and experience a variety of engaging activities that today's working parents do not have the time to provide at home.

    Shauna's Father

    Infant Classroom

  • The teachers are wonderful. It is a real community dedicated to the well being of our children. The activities are great for learning & playing. the facilities are good and I feel very comfortable having my child spend many hours at Goddard while my husband and I work.

    Cordelia's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The teachers are amazing! Love all the different activities provided for my kids! Friendly staff. Really focused on my children’s learning and it shows!

    Lillian & Abigail's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The wonderful, caring staff at Goddard provides a supportive environment where children can learn and have fun.

    Mason & Mia's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • We really like everything, but something that stands out the most to us is how personable the entire staff is to both of our boys, and my husband and me. Teachers who have never had our boys in their classrooms, know them by name, and greet them with a warm smile, without fail, every single time.

    John & Brendan's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I like the friendliness of the staff and owner. The owner is always there and super personable. She is always willing to help and be flexible with whatever you need. You feel like part of a family there. The teachers are also all very friendly and remember who you are and know your child.

    Mila's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • We are so happy with the curriculum of each class our children have been enrolled in. The activities and individual attention have been second to none. Thank you!

    Logan & Matilda's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • We love the Goddard school! Everyone is friendly and our son has a great time. It gives us peace of mind to send him there.

    Jacob's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The Goddard program is phenomenal. I feel like our kids will be very well prepared socially & academically when they enter the school system.

    Eli & Remy Mei's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • They have the most caring teachers and staff. We’ve been going to a Goddard for over 5 years and the consistency of teachers has been outstanding! Our children have learned so much from their academic programs and have been more than prepared for kindergarten. We couldn’t happier with the time we’ve spent at Goddard.

    Abbie & Braden's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • I love the teachers at Goddard - they truly have the best interest in my children! I cannot thank them enough for their care and guidance of their young minds!

    Abby & Joshua's Mother

    Goddard Graduate


The Humanitarian Award honors a School that ‘does well by doing good.’ This award is given to the school that has demonstrated selfless devotion to serving those in need and demonstrates a commitment to community outreach. This award recognizes the life-enriching programs the School has participated in and positive contributions the School has made through community outreach endeavors.

February 2024 - February 2025


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 2019 - January 2023


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

January 2019 - January 2023


ExceleRate Illinois recognizes a program's commitment to quality beyond the basic state licensing requirements based on a set of standards in four domains: Teaching and Learning, Family and Community Engagement, Leadership and Management, and Qualifications and Continuing Education.

February 2015 - February 2022


The Goddard School uses high-tech sanitization devices that remove 99.9% of common bacteria and viruses from classroom objects, such as toys. The eco-friendly devices use ozone created from ambient air and less than half an ounce of water to sanitize hard and soft items without exposing them to chemicals.

January 2020 - January 2022


Let’s Move! Child Care is a nationwide call-to-action that empowers child care and early education providers to make positive health changes in children that could last a lifetime. It encourages and supports providers making positive changes in their programs to help children develop healthy habits and recognizes providers who meet best practices in five healthy goal areas: nurture healthy eaters, provide healthy beverages, get kids moving, reduce screen time and support breastfeeding.

January 2020 - January 2022


The Market of Excellence Award is presented annually and acknowledges a market that has demonstrated the best collaborative effort in representing The Goddard School in their community.

January 2014 - January 2015


Founded in 1922, the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce has grown to the 625-plus member organization they are today with members that represent the best in all types of business. from retail trade and professional services, to e-commerce and manufacturing businesses, the Chamber of Commerce is the number one recognized name denoting reliable community information and dependable business referrals.

January 2005 - January 2006
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