The Goddard School

Preschool in West Chester, PA 19380

1050 Andrew Dr
West Chester, PA 19380
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School Transportation : Fern Hill El Sch – Serviced by school bus
Language(s) Spoken : English Spanish
Part Time / Full Time : Full Time Part Time

Thank you for your interest in our NAEYC Accredited four-star Goddard School located in West Goshen! As owners and on-site business operators Jennifer and Michelle Zapata along with our team of director educators are interested in having your family join our quality preschool program for Early Childhood Development!

Our Goddard School is located in the tranquil West Goshen Business Park directly off Phoenixville Pike between Boot Road and Route 322 just north of West Chester. We are open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. year round offering a variety of convenient programs with both half and full day options for parents who want the proven advantages of a high quality preschool education for their children. As always we remain continually committed to excellence in providing the best teachers quality care and learning environment for your children.

In addition to the comprehensive curriculum our School provides we also offer many exciting extracurricular programs including:

  1. Trampoline Explorer Spanish program by Trampoline: is a program that introduces children to Spanish language and culture everyday.
  2. Time to Sign Inc.: is a program that teaches children American Sign Language.
  3. B.A.S.E. (Balance-Agility-Strength-Endurance) for Fitness: is a program that encourages children to participate in physical fitness on a daily basis.
  4. Art Appreciation: is a program that exposes children to art and artists through age-appropriate art projects and activities.
  5. Trampoline Explorer World Cultures and Geography program by Trampoline: is a program that introduces children to all cultures especially focusing on European and Asian cultures for the school year.
  6. Trampoline Scholar Art History for Kids by Trampoline: lessons that explore the international heritages of famed musicians and artists as well as foreign rules of etiquette to broaden our students’ cultural awareness.
  7. Apple Blossom Curriculum by Yoga School Inc.: is a program that introduces children to the natural movement of their bodies through visualizations and play. It is an educational program where teachers use nature animals and imagination to show improvements in focus balance creativity flexibility and body awareness.
  8. Music Preludes program by Musically Yours Inc.: teaches children how to recognize notes identify rhythm patterns and obtain an awareness of dynamics and tempo!
  9. Makin Music Rockin’ Rhythms program : teaches children how to experience singing rhythms and chants as apart of their daily curriculum throughout all of their subjects.
  10. Rock ‘n’ Tot by KDJ Dance LLC.: is a creative dance program. Children’s journey through dance and exercise begins at the early ages of infancy and continues through their preschool years. Whether fluttering like a bird crawling like a bear or galloping like a horse this creative dance play will allow them to explore and discover the astonishing world of movement!
  11. Handwriting Without Tears curriculum by Jan Z. Olsen OTR taught in the West Chester School District: is designed to teach writing readiness and printing before Kindergarten.

Our warm loving atmosphere features an extended day program designed to enhance the emotional social intellectual and physical development of children from six weeks to five years old. Our year round school program is licensed by the Department of Welfare and the Department of Education and has obtained the highest accreditations in NAEYC and the PA Keystone STARS Program a four-star member. Also our school program includes a refreshing break with our summer “camp” program offered from mid June through Labor Day where the children explore cook garden and discover the world around them! We also have after-school enrichment programs for children up to seven years of age.

We take great pride in hiring and maintaining a tremendously qualified team of teachers who are dedicated caring and experienced in Elementary Education Early Childhood Education or Child Development! Our faculty is trained to provide children with carefully planned educational and developmental programs that meet the needs of the “whole” child. We are also fortunate enough to have several special visitors come monthly to teach our children.

  1. Mr. Bill our visiting music teacher sings new and exciting songs to keep the children singing all day long.
  2. Mr.Len our visiting gym teacher assists the children in strengthening their muscles with physical fitness games and activities.
  3. Mrs. Diane our art instructor teaches children the language of art begins with the recognition of lines and shapes our students will learn how these lines and shapes can fit together to create a complete whole.

Our state-of-the-art custom designed building was planned to provide a safe healthy and stimulating environment. At The Goddard School located in West Goshen we are dedicated to providing the best possible environment for the education and development of your child and family. We would love for you to drop in at any time for more specific information on our programs curriculum and availability – or call us at (610) 430-8682 to schedule a personal tour of our School.

Again we thank you for your interest and look forward to welcoming you and your child into our Goddard family.

Child Ages:
6 weeks - 12 years
Licenses & Accreditations:
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare - NAEYC Accredited
This provider accepts vouchers
Special Needs:
Administer Medication Administer Nebulizer Treatment (Asthma) Asthma Behavioral/Emotional Issues Seizures Speech/Language Delay Special Diet
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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