The Goddard School of Fort Mill
(Doby's Bridge)

School Address: 1930 Haire Road
, Fort Mill, South Carolina 29715
School Phone Number: 803-802-2228 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Fort Mill (Doby's Bridge) is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Meet  Alpa and  Dipen

Meet Alpa and Dipen

Alpa and Dipen Patel are the owners of The Goddard School Fort Mill SC (Doby's Bridge) . Alpa has Bachelors degree in Health Care and more than 10 years experience in the field. Dipen has Masters degree in Industrial and System engineering from University of Florida and 16 years of experience working in Financial Industry holding various management positions. Both Alpa and Dipen have Childcare administration credential and experience managing and running successful Goddard School in Charlotte region. Raising two boys who attended the Goddard School, they learned about program and felt immediate connection to the Goddard philosophy of fostering the love of learning while providing a safe, nurturing environment for children. Their goal is to continue making families' Goddard experience exceptional by providing nurturing and stimulating environment for their children to become confident learners as they grow and develop.
  • 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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    We greatly value feedback we receive from parents and our communities, and are proud to share these publicly.

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    Education becomes extraordinary when teachers like you help little learners achieve big goals! If you want to make a difference in the lives of young children in a supportive, engaging environment, apply today!

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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • July 16 Splash Day
  • July 17 Soccer Day 9 AM - 12 PM
  • July 19 Pizza Friday
  • July 24 Soccer Day 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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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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