The Goddard School - West Chester PA Child Care Center

1050 ANDREW DR , West Chester PA 19380
(610) 430-8682
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.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00178192
  • Capacity: 128
  • Age Range: 6 Weeks - 6 Years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: infant, toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, before- & after-school; summer camp
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 19
  • District Office Phone: (484) 593-5050 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Michael Johnson Mar 13, 2014

Don't believe what the owner -- Jen Zappata -- told you. She is out to grab every dime she can from your family. She does not care your kids or her teachers. The kids could not get any educations in the school. They only play on their own. No teacher teaches them anything. Most of the teachers she used are students from universities. You know why? They are cheap and Jen can pocket a big profit. The teachers are not happy and treat kids bad just as how Jen treats them. The teacher's turnover rate is extremely high in Jen's school. Jen hires some poker-face people playing "shows" in front of parents during pick-up and drop-off time. Jen asks parents to fund staff's happy hour every month (e.g. doing nails). During this past winter, more than half of the time the school was either closed or had an early closing (3:00PM) or a late opening (10:00AM). The school has a ridiculous long list of school holidays (almost one month)... but you still have to pay a full amount of tuition. Oh yes, of course, you have to pay her full amount even though you and your kids are on vacation. But if you ask your kids what they learned at the school, they would say "my teachers were sleeping and chatting in the class". The bottom line is that don't waste your time, money and energy to figure out the horrible truth about Jen and her school.

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