The Goddard School® under construction in Rockwall

The Goddard School® under construction in Rockwall

Groundbreaking ceremony to be held at site of future Goddard School  

ROCKWALL, TXThe Goddard School®, the leading premium childcare provider in the U.S., is officially breaking ground on a new location in Rockwall, TX, adding to the early childhood education systems more than 550 locations in 38 states.

Tanya and Jason Glenn, owners of The Goddard School, along with their business partners, Jessica and Shane Reese, members of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and developers of the School from Z Constructors, are celebrating the new addition to the Rockwall community on Friday, May 28, with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new School.

Located on Ralph Hall Parkway and Mims Road, the newly constructed, 10,400-square-foot building will have 10 classrooms for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. It will also feature the latest in sanitization technologies and will have two outdoor playgrounds with state-of-the-art recreational equipment.

Once the School opens its doors, it will care for and educate 178 area children ages six week to six years old and add 20 to 30 jobs to the early childhood education industry in Rockwall, TX.

For more than 30 years, The Goddard School has used the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Inside each of the classrooms, from infant to preschool, teachers are there to guide children and work in partnership with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners.

Of the more than 550 individually franchised locations in 38 states, 18 are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Once open, The Goddard School in Rockwall, TX, would add another Goddard to the growing DFW market.

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Established in 1988, Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School, is the acknowledged leader in the premium early childcare and education market segment. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, GSI has been 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. GSI currently licenses more than 550 Goddard School franchises that serve more than 70,000 students in 38 states. For more information, visit

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