The Goddard School of Alexandria
(Old Town)

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School Address: 1245 N. Fayette Street
, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
School Phone Number: 703-239-7600 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Alexandria (Old Town) is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's a safe space where your child will discover their extraordinary.

The Goddard Schools owned by Madhu & Akhil Govil, have earned numerous accolades for their nationally accredited curriculum & top faculty and they accommodate children ages six weeks to 10 yrs. old. Goddard School is more than just a daycare serving communities in Alexandria, Belle Haven, Huntington, Oxon Hill, Del Ray, Potomac Yard, Rose Hill, Kingstown, National Harbor, Fort Washington, Accokeek, Mt. Vernon, Fort Hunt, and other areas. We’ve been selected “Best Preschool” for several years.

Meet  Akhil & Madhu

Meet Akhil & Madhu

Mr. and Ms. Govil are the owners of the esteemed Goddard Schools located in Ashburn and Leesburg. With nearly two decades of experience operating Goddard Schools, they bring extensive expertise to early childhood education. Mr. Govil holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, M.S. in Systems Engineering, and MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School. Ms. Govil holds a B.S. in Chemistry. Throughout her career, Ms. Govil focused on putting customers first across various entrepreneurial ventures, with an emphasis on growth and scale in new markets. Both dedicated significant time to nonprofit organizations, and have been recognized for their commitment to youth leadership and cultural education over the last 30 years. Mr. and Ms. Govil were taught the importance of learning from a young age. Particularly, Ms. Govil's family created opportunities for hundreds of children in India who otherwise lacked access to schooling. They look forward to serving the Alexandria community!
  • 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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    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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    In the News

    There’s always something happening at The Goddard School! Read all about our School’s early childhood education programs, events and more.

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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • April 25 Old Town North Farmer's Market (3p-7p) 3 - 7 PM
  • April 26 We Salute our Military Families!
  • April 26 Private Kindergarten Info Session (6p) 6 - 7 PM
  • April 29 Private Kindergarten Info Session (6p) 6 - 6:40 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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