Chesapeake 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.

  • The staff is kind and sincerely cares about the students! The owner is extremely accommodating and understanding. My son LOVES going to school everyday.

    Kellan's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The staff is so friendly and have lots of experience working with little ones. They are diligent about notifying you of chang s or things happening in the classroom.

    Samantha's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • I appreciate the high standards that Goddard has in place for the classroom and safety of the students.

    Lexi's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • The Goddard team is an amazing group that is dedicated to helping children grown and learn. Even at a very young age the teachers are engaging with the children to help them meet their next milestones.

    Kali's Mother

    Preschool Classroom

  • Everything. Every day my children come home with new ways to impress me with what they learned. They are clearly excelling in the environment Goddard provides.

    Ava & Ethan & Carter's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • I have a child that went through the Goddard program, and is now a gifted and talented student in public school. Goddard does a wonderful job tailoring their educational services to children's individual needs.

    Braden & Bryce's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • I really feel like Goddard goes above & beyond with their daily activities & overall program. I love the daily updates on my daughter where I feel I can be involved with what she learned & continue this at home. I felt very welcomed & that the staff really made an effort to get to know us & our daughter & made her time there fun & educational!!

    Rylan & Noah's Mother

    Goddard Graduate

  • I do and will absolutely continue to recommend the The Goddard School. Katie and her team do a great job keeping the process as smooth as possible. Their planning is impeccable and their organization helps maintain the order they are pursuing. I've had 2 children attend this Goddard School, and would have more kids go through their system, if we ever have more children. I'm very grateful for all that they do.

    Krish & Priya's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • My daughter loves it and the teachers are very nice. They treat her like their own child.

    Isabella's Father

    Preschool Classroom

  • Amazing, diverse, entertaining curriculum. Fantastic, friendly, caring staff. Great pictures and write-ups every day.

    Savannah's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • My son is very happy there and he looks forward to going to school everyday. I feel that the children are being set up for success. The curriculum is exceeding my expectations.

    Caden's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Teachers seem very happy and excited to be working with the children. They are always smiling and very friendly.

    Colten's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • Personalized care and concern for my child. I truly feel the teachers love my child as their own.

    Kash & Savannah's Mother

    Infant Classroom

  • We looked at several schools in our area and HANDS DOWN Goddard is the best, and the only people I would allow to educated my children.

    Lola & Ginger's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • I like that all the teachers and most of the staff knew my daughters name by the end of her first week. I love the daily report emails, especially the pictures. I appreciate the extended hours and security systems.

    Ana's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Love the structure and variety of activities my kid involved in! Also very loving environment! All the teachers are dedicated to what they do!

    Emily & Tessa's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • All of the great things Fin gets to do everyday. I LOVE the daily reports as well. The teachers and office staff are always so welcoming and wonderful.

    Fin's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • I appreciate how friendly each staff member is to me and my family. The care my daughter receives while being at the Goddard. Also, The expediate correspondence between staff and parents!

    Celeste's Mother

    Preschool Classroom


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January 2020 - January 2030


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 2016 - January 2017


This award recognizes the best of the Norfolk, VA area as voted by the readers of Hampton Roads Magazine.

January 2013 - January 2014


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 2010 - January 2012


The Rookie of the Year Award recognizes the rookie Goddard School that has met the highest standards in the areas of overall quality, health & safety, curriculum and business operations.

January 2005 - January 2006
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