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Leesburg accreditation & accolades

In our quest to reach the highest professional standards, we’re proud to share our achievements and affiliations.



ACCREDITATION: Virginia Quality - Level 4

2/8/2019 - 1/15/2023

The Virginia Quality community consists of leading child care centers, preschools, and family child care homes across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) awards quality levels to child care and preschool programs based on the four nationally recognized quality standards and best practices (Education & Qualifications, Curriculum & Assessment, Environment, Interactions). At each level, programs are assessed on certain quality features and will be engaged in quality improvement.


AFFILIATION: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)

P21 is a national organization championing 21st century skills and serves as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness for every student by building collaborative partnerships among educational, business, community and government leaders. The Goddard School has become the first preschool program to join P21.

Best of Kids 2016 Awards   

AWARD: Posh Seven Magazine - Best Preschool


This award recognizes the best of the Northern Virginia area -- as voted by the readers of the Posh Seven Magazine.

Childcare Aware



Child Care Aware© is the nation's most respected hub of information for parents and child care providers. A program of Child Care Aware of America, Child Care Aware® helps families learn more about the elements of quality child care and how to locate programs in their communities. Child Care Aware® also provides child care providers with access to resources for their child care programs.



1/24/2013 - 6/30/2023

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) is a non-governmental, voluntary organization that accredits public and private schools and districts in 11 states, as well as schools for US students in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. SACS CASI accredits a range of schools from preschool through postsecondary, including: early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, adult/vocational, college preparatory, special purpose, unit (K-12) and non-degree granting postsecondary schools. SACS CASI is an accrediting division of AdvancED. AdvancED is the world's largest education community, representing over 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and 69 countries worldwide serving nearly 15 million students and is dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide.


AWARD: Loudoun Times Mirror Newspaper - Reader's Choice Award


The Goddard School located in Leesburg, VA was selected as 'Best Day Care' by Loudoun Times Mirror Newspaper.


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