The Goddard School - Hastings-on-hudson NY Day Care Center

1 Jackson Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson NY 10706
(914) 478-1390
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners.

Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer medications; Initial License Date: 11/29/2011;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 141
  • License Number: 546763
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 141;Infants: 16;Toddlers: 41;Preschool: 84;School age: 0;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: infant, toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, before- & after-school; summer camp
  • Schools Served: Hastings On Hudson School District
  • District Office: Spring Valley Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (845) 708-2400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2019-02-15 418-1.11(c)(1) Not Corrected
Brief Description: The licensee must prepare a health care plan on forms furnished by the Office. Such plan must protect and promote the health of children. The health care plan must be on site, followed by all staff and available upon demand by a parent or the Office. In those instances in which the program will administer medications, the health care plan must also be approved by the program's health care consultant unless the only medications to be administered are:
2017-06-09 418-1.4(b)(4) Corrected
Brief Description: The program must maintain on file a record of each evacuation drill conducted, using forms furnished by the Office or approved equivalents.
2015-12-15 418-1.14(d) Corrected
Brief Description: The thirty (30) hours of required training must address the following topics:

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Reviews

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Dissatisfied Mom Sep 10, 2013

School is about a year old and it shows. While rooms and toys are new, the staff (both management and teachers) are inexperienced and flustered. They do not have it together yet. The good teachers are leaving/being "stolen" away. They advertise that they are open for business at 7, but if you show up at 7 the teachers are just parking and the classrooms aren't ready. The owner is never ever there before 9 to observe what's going on. When a teacher is absent, you wait outside the dark, cold, unwelcoming classroom until someone finally lets you know and then the child is shuffled somewhere else. No concern is given for a child who is having a difficult time adjusting. As the parent, you're made to feel that you're overreacting / pestering if you call or express concerns. The general sentiment is "it's fine, we're fine, they're fine... stop asking questions." Fine isn't good enough. Fine kind of stunk actually. I pulled mine out after one month of giving it my best shot to make it work, communicate my concerns with the staff, and do my part to address those concerns - which went largely unaddressed. My kids are much happier now in new setting - and thriving again. At this location, they were shrinking into themselves and losing their spark. I even regret the short time they spent there and glad we've moved on.

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