West Chester/ Hamilton 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.

  • Amazing group of people at Goddard in West Chester! They do a terrific job of educating and nurturing young minds.

    Kelly & Sean's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • The curriculum and attention they give each child really sets the Goddard School apart. Our child grew up in the Goddard program (starting in the infant room) and we’re excited that they’ll be completing the program in Kindergarten!

    Avery's Father

    Kindergarten Classroom

  • I've seen a great progress in my daughter in all aspects of her development. 360 degree educational and development activities, professional and loving teachers!

    Maria's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Caring teachers for my 5 year old and my 11 month old daughters. Clean facility. Timely diaper changes every 3 hours for my infant. They share videos and pictures through the tadpole app. Love this place

    Elliot & Madison's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I love the learn through play and you can see how the teachers and staff truly care about each and every child's well-being and development.

    Enzo's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • The staff is fantastic. I couldn't ask for more dedication, care, and genuine concern everyone has for my children.

    David & Megan's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I like the structure and repetition. The lessons build upon each other and I am often amazed at what my son can understand and has learned.

    Beau's Father

    Infant Classroom

  • I love that my children learn so much on a daily basis. I feel that they are consistently ahead of other children their age. Not only do the work on educational things but gross motor skills as well.

    Leah & Bryce's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Great, caring teachers, excellent program

    Will & Joel's Mother

    Kindergarten Classroom

  • Goddard creates a fun learning atmosphere and has tons of different tools they use to keep the kids interested.

    Connor & Brody & Madison's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Play based learning, structured yet flexible to meet the needs of all students. I feel like we are a part of a family who loves and cares about our children. We have been pleased at every stage our children have been at through our four years with this school. We would highly recommend to everyone we know! Thank you for all you do!

    Lillian & Jack's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Better than state required staffing ratios, defined educational plans and goals for the children including the infant room, teachers who truly care about the children, facility that allows for gross motor play even when the weather is bad, an environment that fosters development of the individual child.

    Elyse & Catherine's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • The personnel you employe are great teachers and caring people. The environment is clean and fun. The curriculum is what I had hoped it to be.

    Zachariah's Mother

    Preschool Classroom


Ohio’s Step Up To Quality program is a voluntary five-star quality rating and improvement system. It recognizes early care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio's licensing standards. Each star signals a higher standard of staff qualifications and planned early learning activities.

August 2021 - August 2024


As an Eco-Healthy Child Care® endorsed provider we will create and maintain an early childhood learning environment that is healthy and safe by reducing children’s exposure to toxic chemicals. These changes will immediately benefit the health and well-being of the children within our care. Every child deserves a place that is healthy and safe, start creating a healthier child care environment today!

January 2019 - January 2020


This award recognizes the best preschool in the North Cincinnati area as voted on by the readers of Cincy Magazine.

January 2016 - January 2017


The Duke Energy STEM Science Program, sponsored by 4C and the Duke Energy Foundation, selects eight schools based on their pledge to education, their commitment to quality and their enlistment of a knowledgeable and dedicated teaching faculty. STEM, which stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, is designed to showcase the total process of learning – which allows students in the program the chance to think and experiment first to solve a problem, rather than simply memorizing processes and answers.

January 2014 - January 2015
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