The Goddard School of Grand Rapids
(Knapp's Corner)

School Address: 2911 Knapp Street NE
, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
School Phone Number: 616-208-9292 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Grand Rapids (Knapp's Corner) is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Meet  Sean & Whitney

Meet Sean & Whitney

Sean and Whitney are the Owners of the Goddard School located in Grand Rapids (Knapp's Corner). Whitney graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Hospitality Business and before opening the Goddard School, had a career in event management for Frederik Meijer Gardens and the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids. Sean graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Business Management and worked in Outside Sales for a traffic control company. As parents of 6 year-old daughter, Eila, and 2 year-old, Iris, Sean and Whitney understand the importance of creating a safe, nurturing environment and want the Goddard School to be a child's home away from home. Both Sean and Whitney were born and raised in the Grand Rapids area and look forward to giving back to the community by educating it's future leaders. Sean and Whitney look forward to welcoming you to the school and introducing your family to the amazing faculty!
  • 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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    Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care.

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    In the News

    There’s always something happening at The Goddard School! Read all about our School’s early childhood education programs, events and more.

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    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

  • May 23 Graduation Day!
  • May 24 Faculty Planning Day- School Closed
  • May 27 Memorial Day- School Closed
  • July 1 Summer Break - School Closed
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Your Child’s Education

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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Our teachers work with your child’s natural inclination for exploration and investigation to create fun, flexible learning experiences that foster well-rounded development in a safe and caring environment. If you’d like to make a difference in the lives of young children, apply today!

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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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