West Goshen 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.

  • From day one, it's very obvious that the teachers and administration care about your kids. We felt welcome from the very beginning but above all, and more importantly, we felt like our kids were actually important to them.

    Luca & Nico's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Everyone from the teachers to the owner(s) are knowledgeable, friendly and easy to talk to. Every day they strive to be the best at the position and it doesn't go unnoticed.

    Lilah's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • My son absolutely loves the Goddard school. He immediately felt comfortable and can't wait to go to school each morning. I feel relieved that he is in a safe, nurturing environment with high level educational lessons.

    Hayden's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The education provides a wide variety of educational lessons to the children - including sign language, spanish, etc

    Avery & Baby Girl Due's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • They are comprehensive and individualized. They don't just watch your kids, they teach them and help them grow. My child is 2 and knows some spanish, some sign languarge and even some yoga poses. We are surprised each week at what she learns and how she grows.

    Ashley's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • West Goshen Goddard curriculum and teachers prepared my son for Kindergarten and beyond! Their reading and math pre-k program are fantastic and the outside vendors that come in round out a child's learning experience. They are top 10 in the US for a reason - we couldn't be more pleased!

    Matthew & Addison's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • It provides a solid foundation for the children to begin there formal education in kindergarten, through a very nurturing and encouraging environment.

    Adam & Liam's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Teachers are very nice, facility seems clean, and the daily photos are a nice touch.

    Samantha's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • I like that they treat you like family and everyone is always positive.

    Michael's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Curriculum is very good even for Infant level I see my daughter grow and learn so much and have fun at the same time everyday.

    Avira's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Goddard School seems truly committed to properly educating their children. That commitment seems so authentic and organic.

    Zoe's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • We love everything about the school from the teachers to the administrative employees. Our child learns a lot and is continuing to grow both mentally and emotionally. We couldn't ask for a better school and would recommend The Goddard School to everyone.

    Meyer's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • My kids really like the teachers. Everyone there is really nice and that's what I felt was important for a pre school.

    Ryley & Reegan's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • I like that it is multi-faceted and addresses the multiple intelligences of our children.

    Kate's Mother

    Junior-K Classroom

  • I like that it is run professionally. My children are treated well; I am always greeted by name and the safety standards of the school are high.

    Cooper & Henry's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Certifications ensuring level of standards and care of providers

    Beatrix's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Everything! The commitment and training of the staff; the cleanliness; convenient location; developmental programs for kids

    JJ (Richard)'s Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • I like that I am updated everyday about what my child is learning. Your school is a bright,caring place with great teachers. I also appreciate the health alerts I receive via email! Thanks so much.

    Payton's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • The structure of education is very well executed, the curriculum is outstanding and the children are really taught and array of subjects and activities seldom offered anywhere else

    Emilee & Annabelle's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • I like the curriculum and feel my child is getting exposure to all types of cultures and experiences like the art projects and special classes. You also were accommodating to my specific child's needs even when it wasn't in line with the regular schedule of most other kids. I feel supported and that the teachers really care about my child!

    Vera's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Wonderful owner on site. Beautiful playgrounds and classrooms. Excellent staff.

    Ethan's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • I like that my son comes home learning things that I know we haven't taught him. He seems to enjoy his time at school and sharing what he did and learned with us.

    Mason's Father

    Junior-K Classroom

  • I like the variety of activities, special guests and events, evaluations of child's progress.

    Grace & Susanna's Mother

    Summer Program


National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredits early childhood programs according to health, safety and education standards. The standards are intended to provide a reliable and accountable accreditation system to encourage the field of early childhood education to strive for a new level of excellence.

June 2022 - August 2027


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.

July 2014 - July 2021


This award recognizes the best in Chester County as voted by readers of The Daily Local.

January 2018 - January 2019


The Health & Safety Award honors the top franchisee or franchisees who have gone above and beyond to provide the highest health and safety standards for the children.

January 2009 - January 2010


The Quality Assurance Award is presented to the Goddard School with the highest average QA score.

January 2009 - January 2010


The Circle of Excellence Award recognizes franchisees for elevating the Goddard School brand, reputation and business performance through outstanding achievements in education and operational delivery. The Circle of Excellence program represents the very best of the system and reflects Goddard’s mission and values.

January 2008 - January 2009


The Outstanding Customer Service Award is determined through Mystery Callers, Mystery Shoppers, Parent Surveys and Parent Concern Calls.

January 2007 - January 2008


The Circle of Excellence Award recognizes franchisees for elevating the Goddard School brand, reputation and business performance through outstanding achievements in education and operational delivery. The Circle of Excellence program represents the very best of the system and reflects Goddard’s mission and values.

January 2004 - January 2005
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