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The Goddard School Franchise Information
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the acknowledged leader in childcare franchises, GSI is expanding the
Goddard School network throughout the United States. Headquartered in
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, GSI currently licenses 360+ franchised
schools in 37 states. Learn about
GSI and the Goddard
Here are five reasons you'll want to consider investing in
future success — and the success of hundreds of children — as a Goddard
- The childcare market demand is very strong, now
and in the foreseeable future.
million children in the United States are in some form of childcare
arrangement and fees for these services have been rising steadily over
the past several years
- Top-line revenue gains for the industry have been in
the 10% range since 1999
- In 2007, the childcare industry was valued at nearly
- The industry is expected to grow 9.2% annually based on
these childcare demand drivers:
(Source: Marketdata Enterprises, Inc.)
- 3.94 million births per year
- 65% of mothers with children under age 6 are in the
- 78% of mothers with children between ages 6 and 17
are in the workplace
- Within The
Goddard System, you can count on receiving a proven model for
success backed by the franchise
support you need to succeed.
Here are just two examples of the exceptional support you can expect.
- GSI will help you develop a state-of-the-art
facility in a suburban or metropolitan setting based on demographic
requirements. This means your school will offer convenience to the
ultimate customer – the families of Goddard School children — making
you an in-demand resource.
- GSI has developed its proprietary Goddard
Systems University (GSU),
a unique training program providing ongoing development for you, your
School's Director and your teachers. We cover topics such as Goddard
Quality Assurance standards, curriculum and program, health and safety,
hiring procedures, community relations and payroll control.
- You'll offer the following highly valued benefits
to parents seeking quality childcare:
- Your fully licensed childcare franchise follows The
Goddard School® FLEX Learning Program™, a gold standard in
child-centered learning success that has earned AdvancED-Accreditation.
- You employ highly qualified faculty trained in Early
Childhood Education or Child Development
and your faculty provide children with carefully planned preschool
educational programs that meet the social, emotional, cognitive and
physical needs of each child
- Your school maintains a small group atmosphere to
provide individual attention
- You offer open and honest communication with parents in
an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect
team makes a meaningful daily contribution to families in your
community in a way that’s unmatched by any other childcare franchise.
- Goddard School programs meet or exceed
and support the emotional, social, behavioral and educational
development of enrolled children.
The learning environment includes a core curriculum emphasizing early
childhood development and incorporates enrichment programs in manners,
fitness, foreign language, art history, music appreciation, dance,
math, sign language and world cultures.
As a Goddard School franchise owner offering these programs, you're
supported by Goddard
Quality Assurance which stands for excellence in childcare
and early childhood education.
Programs of The Goddard School are accredited by AdvancED, a
global accreditation system delivering unified quality standards for
education. AdvancED -- the same accreditation board that accredits
private and public schools, colleges and universities -- evaluates
quality, continuous improvement and student success in early childhood
- You're part of a dedicated circle of success,
ample opportunity for professional enrichment and personal satisfaction.
GSI franchisees share a common entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment
to providing the highest quality childcare in their communities, as
evidenced by each School's on-site management.
Based on their success under The
Goddard System, an impressive 30% of GSI franchisees have
already purchased second franchises.
"I knew I wanted to do something that I could feel good about
at the end of the day and still meet my financial goals - this business
definitely fulfills these requirements. It's a great feeling when your
customers are thanking you on the way out the door." — Kellie McDonald,
Goddard School Franchisee, Lake Orion, MI
To contact the GSI corporate office about Goddard
School franchise opportunities, please complete our online Information
Request Form or call 800-272-4901.