The Goddard School of Novi

School Address: 48600 Grand River Avenue
, Novi, Michigan 48374
School Phone Number: 248-938-0400 , School Hours: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

Winter of Wonder

Make this season a winter of wonder with activities, recipes and ways to give back that you can do with the ones you love!

Welcome to Our School

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

Meet  Derick

Meet Derick

Owner
After earning his bachelor's degree in Financial Services from Wright State University, Derick received his MBA from Bowling Green State University. Since then, he has worked in corporate finance for over twenty years. Derick is also involved with the Novi Chamber of Commerce. Derick is thrilled to be able to provide The Goddard School's outstanding program to the children and families in the greater Novi community. He and his wife, Bobbie, are raising their young son and recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment, which is why they chose The Goddard School. He is proud to offer an incredible opportunity for children to grow through exploration and hands-on learning. NoviMI@goddardschools.com
  • 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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  • Summer with Goddard

    Our summer program is all about exciting outdoor adventures, child-led discovery and fun learning experiences!

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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

  • February 9 Yuta Sugano 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • February 14 Valentine's Classroom Celebrations 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • February 20 Closed - Faculty Development Day 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • March 9 Yuta Sugano 6:30 AM - 6:30 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

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.  

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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