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Health & Safety

At The Goddard School®, we work tirelessly to ensure your child thrives in a healthy, safe and warm environment. Within this secure and nurturing environment, your child is free to learn and discover his or her unique gifts.

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COVID-19 Information

We share your concerns about COVID-19, which is why Goddard has instituted policies and procedures to help ensure the safety of everyone who enters a School. Some of the new policies include social distancing; cleaning and sanitizing the building; disinfecting food prep areas; limiting visitors to our Schools; and recommending that everyone entering our building wears facial coverings. Providing a safe, healthy environment for your child is our No. 1 priority.

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Food & Nutrition

We know that strong minds begin with nourished bodies, which is why all food offered at Goddard Schools is nutritious, well-balanced and follows USDA health guidelines. For infants, our faculty and staff will closely follow your specific feeding instructions so that your little one is fueled for success from the very start. Food, snacks or meals provided at Schools varies by location. Contact your local School for specific information. 

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Safety Is Our Top Priority

Goddard goes above and beyond to ensure all health and safety protocols are strictly enforced. Some of our safety measures include sanitizing learning materials; deep-cleaning physical spaces; ensuring infant safety; practicing fire and emergency safety protocols; following medical protocols; training faculty and staff in CPR, first aid, and Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention; following Safe Sleep guidelines; inspecting playgrounds daily; and ensuring that children cannot access any hazardous items.

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Security Standards

All Goddard Schools go to great lengths to create a safe, secure environment for children, faculty and staff. Some of the safety measures include a security system, video surveillance cameras in the foyer and building exterior, as well as stringent School arrival and departure procedures for parents and visitors.

Please contact your local School for additional information. 

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