The Goddard School of Fanwood
(Scotch Plains)

School Address: 324 South Avenue
, Fanwood, New Jersey 07023
School Phone Number: 908-232-5250 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Fanwood (Scotch Plains) is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's a safe space where your child will discover their extraordinary.

Meet  Tracy

Meet Tracy

Owner - Tracy Brace As a resident of Scotch Plains and a parent of three children, Tracy opened a childcare center to fulfill her personal need for a safe, loving and stimulating preschool environment for her own children, as well as to pursue a rewarding profession where she can have a meaningful impact on the daily lives of children and their families. Tracy earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her MBA at NYU's Stern School of Business. She started her career in financial research. She has been working in early childhood education and operating The Goddard School located in Fanwood, NJ since 2007.
  • 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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    Education becomes extraordinary when teachers like you help little learners achieve big goals! If you want to make a difference in the lives of young children in a supportive, engaging environment, apply today!

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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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    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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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • March 4 Women's History
  • March 7 Mix and Match Day
  • March 11 Ramadan
  • March 14 Virtual Field Trip
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Find Their Extraordinary

We nurture your child’s unique potential by encouraging their natural curiosity so they’re prepared to confidently take on the world.

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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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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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