The Goddard School of Rockville

School Address: 900 Gaither Road
, Rockville, Maryland 20850
School Phone Number: 301-330-2300 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Rockville is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Meet  Ross

Meet Ross

Ross Flax opened The Goddard School in King Farm in October of 2003. A Philadelphia native, Ross attended Temple University where he earned his BA degree in Business Administration. He has been married to his wife Sandra since 1987 and has successfully raised two Goddard School graduates - Gabriela and Harrison aged 26 and 23. Both children have active, successful lives since graduating from college and graduate school. Gabriela lives and works in London and Harrison in Denver. Ross began his Goddard School career in 1997 when he opened the first Goddard School in Columbia, Maryland. Since then, he has opened three additional schools in Clarksburg, Bethesda and Tysons Corner.
  • 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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    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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    Summer Camp 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

  • July 22 Fossil Cast
  • July 22 Splash Day! 10 AM - 12 PM
  • July 23 Static Electricity
  • July 23 Splash Day! 10 AM - 12 PM
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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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Teachers play an active role in your child’s education and development, setting the stage for a fun, engaging learning environment. These enthusiastic, creative educators design unique, personalized lesson plans to captivate your child.

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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.

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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