The Goddard School of Millburn
(Short Hills)

School Address: 161 Millburn Avenue
, Millburn, New Jersey 07041
School Phone Number: 973-671-4500 , School Hours: 6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Millburn (Short Hills) is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Moment for moment there is no bigger impact we can make on a person's life (and our world!) than in the first few years!

Meet  Laura

Meet Laura

Owner
A graduate of Columbia University’s Teachers College and The Pingry School where also she taught English, leadership, and mindfulness for ten years, Laura's vision is that "the classroom should simultaneously prepare our children for the world and make the world better." To serve this mission, in Millburn and Maplewood Goddard Schools, “we help our children become strong, empathetic communicators who thrive in diverse communities.” While many may overlook the importance of the first five years, Laura understands that this is the critical time when we establish the foundation and trajectory of a person’s whole life. In fact, "moment for moment there is no bigger impact we can make on a person's life, and the world, than the first few years" says Laura. "Goddard Millburn is not just a daycare, we are a school that seeks to transform the world, one child at a time." Laura is the mother of five young daughters and cares for all children as her own.
  • 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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    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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  • 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

  • July 25 Jam Cats Music 9 AM - 12 PM
  • July 29 Justin Sports Class 9 AM - 3 PM
  • July 30 Yoga by Little Path Finders 9 AM - 3 PM
  • August 1 Jam Cats Music 9 AM - 12 PM
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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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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.  

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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