The Goddard School of West Orange

School Address: 303 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
, West Orange, New Jersey 07052
School Phone Number: 973-609-5600 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of West Orange is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

We are more than daycare. Our preschool offers not just peace of mind but also a profound sense of security and confidence in the care and education your child receives. Our dedicated team of educators and caregivers create an environment where your child not only thrives academically but also grows emotionally, socially and intellectually. We take pride in providing you with the assurance that they are in the best possible hands and laying the foundation for a bright future.

Meet  Nicole

Meet Nicole

Nicole Harrison is the On-Site Owner of The Goddard School of West Orange and of Livingston. As a mother of 4 children, she has always understood the importance of early childhood education. Nicole has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health as well as a teaching degree in Physical Education and Health. She has many years of experience working in business prior to her teaching path. Nicole and her team are committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience for the children in the community. Our unique nurturing approach will give your child the opportunity to develop into a joyful, confident learner who is prepared for success in school and in life.
  • 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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    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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    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

  • May 30 PreK Prom 6:30 - 8 PM
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Health and Safety

We work tirelessly to ensure your child thrives in a healthy, safe and warm environment. Within this secure and nurturing environment, your child is free to learn and discover their unique gifts.

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Our teachers work with your child’s natural inclination for exploration and investigation to create fun, flexible learning experiences that foster well-rounded development in a safe and caring environment. If you’d like to make a difference in the lives of young children, apply today!

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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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