Goddard School

Goddard School Franchise

Established in 1986, The Goddard School franchise has been providing quality education to children from six weeks to six years old for over 30 years. Along with their year-round programs, the franchise also offers summer and after-school enrichment options. This successful strategy has led to the expansion of the franchise to over 600 schools in 38 states, attracting families across the country.

Goddard School Daycare Franchise Overview

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 is consistently named one of the top childcare franchises in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine and one of the Top 200 Franchise Systems (in worldwide sales) by Franchise Times.

Goddard School Franchise

Why Goddard School Franchise?

In addition to providing academically-endorsed early childhood education to families in your community, the Goddard School franchise offers a unique opportunity to invest in a profitable business. The Goddard School franchise is an excellent choice for anyone who values the chance to enrich the lives of children while investing in their own future, with its nationally recognized name, reputation, and robust support network.


With over 30 years of expertise in childhood development and franchising, the Goddard family of franchisees succeeds with a strong network of support at every turn.

  • 600+ Schools
  • 70K+ Students
  • 82% Parent Loyalty
  • 30+ Years of Experience
  • 77 Multi-Unit Ownerships

The Goddard School has garnered an exceptional reputation and is recognized as one of the country’s top childcare providers for children aged six weeks to six years. The Goddard family of franchisees is committed to delivering excellence at every turn, adhering to the highest possible standards to uphold the integrity of the Goddard brand.

  • Strong Brand Recognition – Established by Anthony A. Martino in 1988, The Goddard School franchise has more than 30 years of childcare franchise experience. To date, there are over 600 Goddard Schools operating across 38 states, building loyalty and earning an outstanding reputation among parents and children alike.
  • Proven Business Model – The Goddard School is one of the country’s top franchise systems because it is based on a proven business model. Investing in a Goddard School franchise ensures that you won’t waste time or money finding a strategy that works because The Goddard team has already developed the recipe for success.
  • Comprehensive Support – When you invest in a Goddard School franchise, you’re never alone. You’ll gain access to an extensive support network of invaluable professional resources.
  • Commitment to Quality – At The Goddard School, children are immersed in an academically endorsed, play-based learning approach that encourages hands-on experience and exploration. The Goddard School’s F.L.EX® Learning Program (Fun Learning EXperience) is designed to meet the unique needs of each and every child.
  • Growing Industry – Early childhood education is a growing industry, and there are tremendous benefits in investing in a Goddard School franchise. To invest in education is to contribute to shaping our future.

Goddard School Franchise


At The Goddard School, we believe that the key to successful franchise ownership is the backing of strong support programs. Our unique and proven program, developed by a knowledgeable group of industry experts, focuses on providing the support franchisees need to operate a successful business plan, including ongoing instructional program development, enrollment and occupancy guidance, digital marketing, operations aid, and more.

With training and support programs as robust as these, along with a proven business model, it’s clear why The Goddard School franchise is consistently recognized among the nation’s top childcare providers and franchise opportunities.

Goddard School Franchise Profile

Daycare franchise owners stand out in the franchising community for their commitment to establishing a foundation for future lifetime learners. Childcare franchise owners, who are forward-looking and committed to serving the families they serve, take an active role in their businesses on a daily basis, ensuring both a successful long-term business and a bright future for their children.

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