|Licensing Program Analyst Vicky Williamson conducted a case management inspection for the purpose of an increase in capacity. Met with Jennifer Phillips, Assistant Director. The program operates Monday - Friday from 6:00 am to 6:30pm. The following ratios were observed during the inspection: Room #4 had 12 children, 1 teacher and 1 aide, Room #5 had 11 children and 1 teacher, Room #7 had 11 children and 1 teacher.|
This facility is currently licensed for 72 children age 2 years through kindergarten in Room #4, Room #5, and Room #7. Director has submitted an application for an increase in capacity for the preschool. Also included is a request to add Room #6 to be use as a preschool classroom, increasing to a total capacity of 96. A fire clearance was granted on 6/7/18 for a total of 96 children in Rooms #4, Room #5, Room #6 and Room #7. Room #6 is currently a school age classroom. The classrooms were inspected and measured a total of 3408 square feet, which is sufficient to accommodate 96 children. All classrooms are equipped with age appropriate equipment, furniture, including tables, chairs, cubbies, bookshelves and other materials for children. Outdoor playground measured approximately 13,498.40 square feet, which is sufficient to accommodate 179 children. The facility has a total of 15 toilets and 15 sinks exclusive for children's use, which is sufficient to accommodate the requested capacity. Children are to be escorted and supervised by staff to and from the restrooms and direct visual observation is required at all times. There is an outdoor play area available exclusive for children's use. The preschool playground measured a total of 12,562.4 square feet, which is sufficient to accommodate 167 children. The playground is fully fenced and maintained in a safe condition.
No cited deficiencies during today's inspection. A preschool license for 96 children age 2 years through kindergarten to be operated in classrooms #4, #5, #6 & #7 maybe issued upon final review.