The Goddard School of Simpsonville

School Address: 8 Five Forks Plaza Court
, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29681
School Phone Number: 864-254-0708 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Welcome to Our School

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

Our school provides a NAEYC Accredited program, flexible scheduling, individualized curriculum and assessments, and enrichment programs such as Lego robotics. We are currently enrolling for Infants-Jr. Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First Grade, for Fall with limited spots available! We are also building our second location in Greenville, which is scheduled to open in January.

Meet  Bill and Melanie

Meet Bill and Melanie

Bill and Melanie Hyatt are the owners of The Goddard School of Simpsonville and The Goddard School of Greenville, SC. They have three grown children. Melanie is originally from Hilton Head Island, SC. She attended The University of South Carolina where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Management and Masters of Arts in Teaching Degree in Marketing Education. She also received her Certificate in Learning Disabilities from The College of Charleston. Melanie has many years of experience teaching students at different levels (preschool, elementary, high school, and college). Melanie combines her love of giving back to others with her experience of high standards in education. Bill is from Greenville, SC. He attended The University of South Carolina where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Retail Management. Bill has over 25 years of retail and business operations. Bill and Melanie offer a safe and nurturing environment where the children are having fun while learning.
  • 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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  • Faculty

    Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care.

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  • Private Kindergarten

    Our private kindergarten program focuses on fun learning experiences that will prepare your children for success in first grade and beyond! 

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  • Reviews & Recognition

    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

  • October 4 Literature Week
  • October 6 Sign Language
  • October 10 Emotions and Feelings! 11 AM - 12 PM
  • October 12 Emergency Helpers 11 AM - 12 PM
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Teachers play an active role in your child’s education and development, setting the stage for a fun, engaging learning environment. These enthusiastic, creative educators design unique, personalized lesson plans to captivate your child.

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Life Lesson Library

Life Lesson Library is The Goddard School’s proprietary social-emotional learning curriculum that brings stories and their lessons to life through great children’s literature.

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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.  

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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