The Goddard School offers year-round programs for children from six weeks to six years old including after-school enrichment and summer programs. Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI) is the franchisor of The Goddard School. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, GSI currently operates schools throughout the United States. Each school is a licensed childcare facility with an on-site owner, an Education Director and a staff trained in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Development. GSI provides continuing education for all teachers as well as a corporate Quality Assurance program.
The franchisor is Goddard Systems, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation incorporated in 2002. In March 2002, the company acquired Carousel Systems, Inc. The Goddard Schools offer primary pre-school learning programs and care for children between 6 weeks and 10 years of age. The pre-school learning services offered to a child will vary dependingupon the age, skills and development of the child.
Each school is approximately 6,700 to 10,000 square feet, accommodating approximately 90 to 140 children. The school is ordinarily open from 7am to 6pm, five days a week. The school must be operated by the franchisee and a full time director. Each school also requires 6-9 head teachers and 10-15 teacher assistants. Goddard Systems, Inc. presently does not intend to open and operate additional schools. The franchisor may offer for sale a company-owned school or a school under construction or in the pre-construction phase as a franchise.