Wayne 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.

  • Good organization/communication from school. Strong Curriculum and high engagement level for children. Child enjoys going and good level of trust with policies and processes

    Sienna & Madison's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The teachers and staff are just tremendous. They have a great veteran staff who deeply care about the children and the community they serve.

    Neela & Shivan's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Goddard is a wonderful school for children to grow and thrive. The teachers are loving and the other students are great play / learning mates.

    Elizabeth & Camilla & Conrad & Louis's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • We love our school!! Colin and Sadie love going to school in the morning (never any complaints from them!), they adore their teachers and the staff. I’m appreciative of the quality staff on site, and especially the extra hands in the morning and afternoon when Patrick is with me : )

    Patrick & Colin & Sadie's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom


The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and several locations internationally. The Commission is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that defines, maintains and promotes educational excellence across institutions with diverse missions, student populations and resources. It examines each institution as a whole, rather than specific programs within institutions.

May 2011 - May 2027


The Goddard Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a franchisee or Goddard Systems leader who, during their lifetime, has made momentous contributions of outstanding significance to the Goddard School brand and reputation.

February 2024 - February 2025


Goddard’s Circle of Excellence Award for Education acknowledges Schools that provide the highest-quality and most consistent educational programs in every classroom. To be considered for the award, each School must earn one of the top two ratings of its state’s licensing program, become accredited by at least one of the four primary accreditors or achieve P21 (Partnership for 21st Century Learning) Exemplar status.  Schools that earn this award represent some of the top education programs in our system.

January 2018 - January 2023


Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS program is an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) to improve, support and recognize the continuous quality improvement efforts of early learning programs. The Keystone STARS Performance Standards provide the foundation for the program and are grouped into four levels – Standards, Training, Assistance, Resources and Support. Each level builds on the previous level and utilizes research-based best practices to promote quality early learning environments and positive child outcomes.

December 2014 - December 2021


Each year, during National Teacher Appreciation Week, Goddard Systems, Inc. recognizes 4 outstanding Goddard School teachers, out of 8,000, for their excellence in early childhood education.

January 2017 - January 2018


This award recognizes the best of the Mainline -- as voted by the readers of Mainline Media News.

January 2016 - January 2017
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