Durham 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.

  • Attentive teachers and administrators, good curriculum, prepares kids for kindergarten, super clean environment. Great job!

    Cooper & Charlie's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • The teachers are loving, focused and so knowledgeable about childhood development. The administrators are compassionate, transparent and have a sense of humor. My daughter has thrived here, making friends, learning social skills, and getting ready to enter kindergarten way ahead of the curve academically. I smile every time I walk into Goddard's front door.

    Gwen's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Such a wonderful place to bring my child! The teachers are so caring and the staff is amazing.

    Calvin's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The teachers are just wonderful people. We feel like they really care for our child. The admin are friendly and helpful. The hours of operation are conducive to working parents' schedules. The daily reports are delightful and make our day. Our child is thriving in this environment.

    Kamali's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Everyone at Goddard makes us feel completely at home. The teachers care about each and every child and treat everyone with respect

    Netra & Kabir's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • We LOVE Goddard. The teachers and directors are amazing. Our son is thriving there!

    Michael & Baby's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • It's been a great experience for our little one. The staff is very helpful and caring and everyone seems to genuinely care for our baby girl. We're grateful for everything!

    Esther's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Every single person on staff is caring and friendly. I think that my child is learning so much, emotionally, socially, and educationally, while having fun - its a true enrichment.

    Miles's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • We have had a great experience with The Goddard School. The teachers in the Lion's room have been amazing and the staff is always very friendly and helpful!

    Caroline's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Very personal, yet professional management; good parent communication; regular, joyful family activities; great facility, well taken care of

    Naila & Liam's Mother

    Goddard Graduate


Child Care Aware is the nation's most respected hub of information for parents and child care providers. A program of Child Care Aware of America, Child Care Aware helps families learn more about the elements of quality child care and how to locate programs in their communities. Child Care Aware also provides child care providers with access to resources for their child care programs.

January 2020 - January 2030


The North Carolina Division of Child Development (DCD) began issuing star rated licenses to all eligible childcare centers. Facilities can receive one to five stars. A rating of one star means that a childcare program meets North Carolina’s minimum licensing standards for childcare. Programs that choose to voluntarily meet higher standards can apply for a two to five star license. The star rating scores in two quality components - Staff Education and Program Standards.

May 2020 - May 2023


2012 Mom's Choice Award winners! Best preschool in the Triangle.

January 2012 - January 2013
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