Redmond Ridge 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.

  • Goddard has always been flexible and innovative but has definitely stepped up the game since the pandemic. They continuously problem solve, adapt and create in order to ensure that the children are experiencing the supportive learning environment that is so crucial during this age. The teachers are kind, warm, engaging and meet your children where they are while encouraging to take on new learning challenges.

    Axel's Mother

    Pre-K Classroom

  • The Goddard School is wonderful! I honestly think my daughter enjoys spending time at school more than she does being home. The staff is extremely informative of their curriculum, your child's development milestones, and safety standards. There is also a clear level of care for each child. You will not regret enrolling your child at the Goddard School.

    Scarlett's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • Our Kindergartener was over-prepared for K, which we attribute a lot to Goddard. He's far ahead of his peers in many areas. Also, during the current Pandemic, the safety measures and precautions make us feel confident in sending our toddler every day.

    Cole & Leia's Father

    Pre-K Classroom

  • Great, attentive and loving teachers. They have a wonderful clean environment. Most important of all, the owner - Shauna is fantastic. She is a thorough professional who pays a lot of attention to the school and is on top of everything. Cant recommend it enough.

    Viraj & Vedant's Father

    Toddler Classroom

  • First and foremost, I love how much my daughter LOVES going to school each morning. Just that eases my heart in being away from her each day. Communication between my husband and I and the teachers is open and constant. It feels like a partnership rather than just a place to drop off my daughter for the day.

    Charlotte's Mother

    Toddler Classroom

  • We Love the overall programme, it’s diversity and focus on not only STEM but arts and creativity. We love the dedicated personal commitment to our daughter, the daily reports with comments, we feel part of a great community. We especially love and appreciate that our daughter is nurtured and cared for.

    Harris's Mother

    Toddler Classroom


Goddard’s Circle of Excellence Award for Education acknowledges Schools that provide the highest-quality and most consistent educational programs in every classroom. To be considered for the award, each School must earn one of the top two ratings of its state’s licensing program, become accredited by at least one of the four primary accreditors or achieve P21 (Partnership for 21st Century Learning) Exemplar status. Schools that earn this award represent some of the top education programs in our system.

January 2021-January 2022


Washington Early Achievers, Washington’s Quality Rating Improvement System, strives to improve the quality of childcare in Washington and help children develop the skills they need to be successful in school.

January 2020-January 2022


The Philip Schumacher Scholarship was named for the retired President and CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI). This $10,000 scholarship is presented annually to a franchisee who exemplifies managing an outstanding business, commitment to maintaining and improving The Goddard School brand as well as being valued by their community and respected by fellow franchisees for his/her commitment to quality.

January 2018-January 2019


As an Eco-Healthy Child Care® endorsed provider we will create and maintain an early childhood learning environment that is healthy and safe by reducing children’s exposure to toxic chemicals. These changes will immediately benefit the health and well-being of the children within our care. Every child deserves a place that is healthy and safe, start creating a healthier child care environment today!

January 2017-May 2023


The Brand Ambassador Award acknowledges a franchisee that has gone above and beyond GSI’s system standards to keep its facility and program current and competitive while meeting GSI’s highest standards in the areas of quality assurance, business operations, brand standards, marketing, advertising and public relations.

January 2015-January 2016


Patch Readers' Choice Award

January 2012-January 2013


Cognia ( offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and five million educators every day.

February 2011-June 2027


Goddard’s Circle of Excellence Award recognizes franchisees that meet the highest standards set by GSI in the areas of health and safety, curriculum, overall quality, punctual reporting and business operations. Eligibility is limited to franchisees that score in the highest range in all of these categories.

January 2011-January 2018


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

January 2008-January 2009

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