The Goddard School® Franchise

The Goddard School offers year-round programs for children from six weeks to six years old including after-school enrichment and summer programs

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About The Goddard School®

The Goddard School® Franchise provides innovative support and expertise that franchisees need to build and grow the businesses they want. With more than 25 years of experience in education and business, The Goddard School Franchise is the recognized industry leader, striving to be the best franchisor in the United States. Our innovative, play-based curriculum makes The Goddard School an ideal franchise opportunity in the high-demand industry of premium childcare and early childhood education.

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With dual-income families being the norm, the demand for quality childcare is steadily increasing. More than 15 million children under the age of 6 require childcare. Besides being a recession-resistant business opportunity, owning a childcare franchise that helps to shape young minds can also be emotionally fulfilling.

The Goddard School core curriculum emphasizes early childhood development and incorporates enrichment programs in math, foreign language, art history, sign language, world cultures, music appreciation, fitness, dance and manners. Our unique approach nurtures children into joyful, confident learners who are well-prepared for success in school and in life. Your School will also help them make a positive impact on your community.

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Unparalleled Support

The goal of The Goddard School Franchise is to provide franchisees with an extensive support structure to ensure consistency of programs and services for our customers as well as to offer guidance to franchisees as they achieve their personal goals as business owners.

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Goddard owners find themselves earning a comfortable living – the emphasis being on “living.” Our franchisees are free to pursue their personal goals while at the same time making a positive impact on their communities. 

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Brand Strength

By every measure, The Goddard School Franchise has an impressive track record. Join The Goddard School and become a member of a franchise system that has been ranked the #1 Childcare Franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine every year since 2002

Industry Leader

Image titleGoal-oriented entrepreneurs recognize The Goddard Schools’ successful combination of a proven business model, a record demand for childcare and fellow franchisees with a commitment to "doing well by doing good." Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the corporate headquarters of The Goddard School Franchise and the acknowledged leader in the childcare franchise segment, is awarding franchises to qualified applicants who want to go into business for themselves, not by themselves. GSI was named the No. 1 Childcare Franchise in the U.S. by Entrepreneur magazine for the fifteenth year (January 2016) and one of the Top 200 Franchise Systems (in worldwide sales) by Franchise Times for the ninth year (October 2015).

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