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The Goddard School of Fort Mill (Gold Hill)

The Goddard School is more than a warm and nurturing place. It’s more than a great education for your child. It’s peace of mind.

868 Gold Hill Road
Fort Mill, South Carolina 29708
803-802-2112 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Goddard School of Fort Mill (Gold Hill)

Meet  Bill

Meet Bill

Owner
My name is Bill and I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from Oglethorpe University and my MBA from Emory University, both in Atlanta, Georgia. My wife (Amy) and I opened our first Goddard School in Fort Mill in January of 2009. We then opened our second Goddard School in Fort Mill in March of 2020. As busy as we are with our schools, we are also proud parents of 3 girls (19, 22, and 25) who are all products of our outstanding Fort Mill School District. Our youngest daughter went to the Goddard School in Twinsburg, Ohio and that's how we fell in love with the Goddard concept. Our goal is to provide the best early childhood education experience possible and raise the standard of childcare in the Fort Mill area.
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  • Faculty

    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
  • August 3 Acadia National Park
  • August 5 Pelican's Snoballs 3 - 5 PM
  • August 9 Hawaii Volcano National Park
  • August 13 CLOSED- Teacher Inservice
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Summer Programs

It's never too early to start planning for summer fun. Register today to secure your child's spot at The Goddard School’s Summer Camp, our exciting summer learning program! 

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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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LEARNING YOUR CHILD LOVES

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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.

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Our programs go beyond academics and help children develop important social-emotional skills like kindness, empathy, responsible decision making and more.  

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The F.L.EX.® Learning framework is designed to provide a well-rounded learning experience in a safe, nurturing environment to help prepare children for school, careers and life. 

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