Mission

To educate the whole child in a developmentally appropriate manner with brain-based methods through an integrated curriculum.

Curriculum

The Golden Pond Way combines experienced teachers and proven research-driven teaching techniques with a joyful, child-centered environment that produces magical results in terms of early readers, higher level thinkers and exceptional VA PALs scores.

Accredited

GPS specializes in early childhood education and offers accredited Preschool, Kindergarten, After School Enrichment and Summer Camp programs for children ages 2-9 from 7am - 6pm.
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 Field Day Fun!

Field Day Fun! ...

Happy Mother's Day to our GPS Moms!

Happy Mother`s Day to our GPS Moms! ...

 Spring Sing! A BIG thank you to the magical Mrs. Foster, Music Specialist, and the entire GPS staff and Parent Group for their hard work to make this special event come to life.  予

Spring Sing! A BIG thank you to the magical Mrs. Foster, Music Specialist, and the entire GPS staff and Parent Group for their hard work to make this special event come to life. 予 ...

 Congratulations to Mrs. Janice Manthe', the Golden Pond School 2024 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Manthe' is a Preschool Lead Teacher and was chosen by our staff to represent GPS. Teacher of the Year standards are high, and the teacher must meet specific criteria for this recognition. 

 Mrs. Manthe' is a gift to our school and a special coworker and friend. We were so lucky she joined the GPS team in 2005. Her dedication to children and 20 years of teaching experience is admired by all.

 Thank you to Mrs. Sestak, 2023 Teacher of the Year, for passing her crown to Mrs. Manthe'!

Congratulations to Mrs. Janice Manthe`, the Golden Pond School 2024 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Manthe` is a Preschool Lead Teacher and was chosen by our staff to represent GPS. Teacher of the Year standards are high, and the teacher must meet specific criteria for this recognition.

Mrs. Manthe` is a gift to our school and a special coworker and friend. We were so lucky she joined the GPS team in 2005. Her dedication to children and 20 years of teaching experience is admired by all.

Thank you to Mrs. Sestak, 2023 Teacher of the Year, for passing her crown to Mrs. Manthe`!
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Today on Bring Your Child to Work Day, we were thrilled to welcome Mrs. Young's daughter back to the pond (a 2016 Alumni!).

Today on Bring Your Child to Work Day, we were thrilled to welcome Mrs. Young`s daughter back to the pond (a 2016 Alumni!). ...