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The Goddard School is set to open this March in Lynnwood

LYNNWOODThe Goddard School®, a nationally acclaimed early childhood education franchise, is set to open its first location in Lynnwood in March 2024. The Goddard School of Lynnwood will be the second location for co-owners Kalis Sathappan and Maanu Muthu, who also own The Goddard School of Redmond.

Located at 18802 55th Avenue W., this more than 12,000 square-foot early childhood education center will have 11 classrooms to provide care for and educate approximately 175 students. Additionally, the school will add 40 teaching jobs to the community.

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Andy Hinman, Kalis Sathappan, his sons Siddharth and Vikram with wife Maanu Muthu, Bill Robison, and Sharon Crane at the groundbreaking on The Goddard School of Lynnwood on April 10, 2023. Lynnwood Times | Mario Lotmore.

“We are excited to bring The Goddard School to the dynamic Lynnwood area and its surrounding communities, especially given the rising need for high-quality childcare,” said Sathappan. “Our mission is to foster a love for learning that will make a lasting impact on our students’ lives.”

The new school will feature a 1,500 square-foot indoor multi-purpose playroom and multiple outdoor playgrounds. Additionally, the school will be equipped with hospital grade sanitization equipment to ensure a healthy environment.

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The artist rendering of The Goddard School of Lynnwood. SOURCE: A Hinman Construction and Consulting.

With a focus on exploration, learning and social-emotional growth, The Goddard School uses a play- and inquiry-based approach grounded in the most current, academically endorsed methods in early childhood education to nurture the extraordinary in every child. Children can explore and discover music and art, learn how to communicate using sign language and secondary languages, and develop problem solving skills through play. Moreover, Goddard Schools across the country offer Life Lesson Library, Goddard’s proprietary program that features a collection of award-winning best sellers and long-time favorite books designed to help children develop skills like self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision-making. 

For families interested in learning more about The Goddard School and how to enroll in the new Lynnwood location, visit or call 425-510-7055.


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