Lake Orion 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.

  • Class ratio sizes, daily learning plans, excellent communication in regards to my child, and caring teachers.

    Lucas's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Caring and professional attitude of teachers and staff

    *Katelyn's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I love the friendliness of staff and how they help to make my son feel comfortable each day. My daughter, now in kindergarten, loves when she gets to help pick her brother up so she can say hi to her old teachers that she loves.

    Eliana & Callen's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I feel very fortunate to have our child in Goddard School. The staff is very friendly, the teachers are exceptional. We've had wonderful experience in each room our daughter transition to, Ms. Cody, Ms. Nicole, Ms. Ashlynn, Ms. Carlie, Ms. Lisa, amongst others provided great care. They bring lots of energy, passion and enthusiasm every day. Facility is clean and bright, I love large windows.

    Maia's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • It is clean, the staff are always welcoming and reassuring.

    *Isabella's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The teachers are great! They are so warm and kind and my son loves all three of his teachers. The building is very nice, clean, and well maintained. The other school staff are just as friendly and welcoming as the teachers.

    *Nathan^'s Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Very satisfied with the overall experience we’ve had so far. From the schools cleanliness to the polite staff!! I can feel comfortable knowing my child is in a safe environment!!

    Adrianna's Mother

    Pre-K 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.

September 2022 - March 2023


The Circle of Excellence President’s Club Award recognizes franchisees that meet the highest standards set by Goddard Systems in the areas of health and safety, curriculum, overall quality, punctual reporting and business operations. Eligibility is limited to franchisees that achieved the highest level of excellence, scoring in the top ten percent in each category.

January 2021 - January 2023


The Circle of Excellence Award recognizes franchisees for elevating the Goddard School brand, reputation and business performance through outstanding achievements in education and operational delivery. The Circle of Excellence program represents the very best of the system and reflects Goddard’s mission and values.

January 2016 - January 2018


This award recognizes the best in Lake Orion as voted by the readers of The Lake Orion Review.

January 2015 - January 2016


This award is presented to a chamber member who contributes to the youth of the Orion area in the areas of entrepreneurship and education.

January 2015 - January 2016


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.

January 2014 - January 2015
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