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The Goddard School of Gaithersburg (Kentlands)

The Goddard School is more than a warm and nurturing place. It’s more than a great education for your child. It’s peace of mind.

School Address: 900 Wind River Lane
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
School Phone Number: 301-208-8787 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Goddard School of Gaithersburg (Kentlands)

Meet  Worley

Meet Worley

Owner
Mrs. Worley received her Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from The University of Maryland. She spent the first portion of her career at Continental Insurance in customer relations, and then as a computer programmer and trainer. After owning and operating the Goddard School located in Frederick for five years, the Worleys opened The Goddard School in Gaithersburg in September of 2007. The Worleys have three grown children, who were vey active within the Montgomery County Public School System. Their daughter, Katherine, is the on-site owner of their new sister school, opening in North Bethesda.
  • 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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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • December 7 Spanish with Ms. Quintanilla 9 AM - 2 PM
  • December 8 Music with Mrs. Henry 9 AM - 2 PM
  • December 9 Chess with Ms. Quinones 9 AM - 2 PM
  • December 9 Yoga with Ms. Sinnokrot 9 AM - 2 PM
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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

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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.

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Our programs go beyond academics and help children develop important social-emotional skills like kindness, empathy, responsible decision making and more.  

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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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