Brownsburg Academy - Brownsburg IN Licensed Center

685 Patrick Place, Brownsburg IN 46112
(317) 858-8033
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: Welcome, and thank you for considering the Brownsburg Academy for your child. The Brownsburg Academy was founded to provide quality, reliable childcare for families. We are located at 685 Patrick Place in Brownsburg, IN. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6am to 6:30pm. At the Brownsburg Academy, we do our best to ensure the safety, comfort, health, and happiness of all children in our care. We do this through providing a stimulating, fun, and educational environment plan which includes: free and structured playtime, motor skill time, story time, arts and crafts, music and dance, phonics, math and other educational programs. Children will also learn about colors, shapes, textures, numbers, letters, animals, feelings, manners and other creative concepts. We also provide nutritious meals and snacks throughout the day.

Additional Information: Number Of Infants Licensed: 16; Number Of Toddler Licensed: 10; PTQ Level 3;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 169
  • License Number: 126165
  • Age Range: Infant; Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Licensing
2017-11-13
General program components 2017-11-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-57
Working towards general program componets and with the local CCRR and staff. *Room arrangements, curriculum - following lesson plan for the whole day, smaller transistions and moving some things classrooms would help.
Licensing
2017-11-13
Toddler Feeding 2017-11-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-140
Infant not strapped into a high chiar for a meal.
Licensing
2017-09-25
Written program plans 2017-09-29
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-60
Caregivers must carefully plan a daily, detailed program, appropriate to the age and developmental levels of the group, which is not static but changes periodically to stimulate learning. Provide a detailed plan on how the center will ensure lesson plans are bases of the needs of the children.
Licensing
2017-09-25
Director responsibilities 2017-09-26
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-22
The Director did not provide general planning and supervision of the developmentally appropriate program to staff and families in regards to biting incidents.
Licensing
2017-09-25
Child/staff ratios and supervision
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48
Caregivers were not taking an active supervisory role with a group of 2 yr old children over a span of 15 months in regards to biting incidents.“Direct supervision” means that qualified caregivers: (A) have all children in sight; (B) are alert to any problems that may occur; and (C) are taking an active supervisory role with the children.
Licensing
2017-09-25
Diapering 2017-09-29
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94
(g)The center with children under three (3) years of age who wear diapers or pull-ups shall provide a changing table in each room/area.No changing station in the 2.5 yr old classroom. Diaper and pull-ups in the cubbies - must be protected from contamination and inaccessible to children
Licensing
2017-09-25
General program components
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-57
The center must provide a detail action plan on how they will ensure the will facilitate childrens involvement with materials and activities by asking questions, offering suggestions, or adding more complex materials or ideas to a situation and avoid conflict in a classroom.
Licensing
2017-09-25
All program planning shall provide the following: A caregiver-prepared environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adults, other children, and materials
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-59(1)
The center must provide a detailed action plan ion how the program will provides a balance of activities, including outdoor play, free choice in activities and materials to encourage decision-making, problem solving and exploration including opportunities to interact with staff, other children and materials.
Licensing
2017-09-25
Child care center authorities shall confirm verbal reports to the division, in writing, within five (5) days of the occurrence unless otherwise directed by the division 2017-09-26
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-12(b)
Incident that occurred on 8.30.17 where a child went unconscious was not reported.
Licensing
2017-09-25
In-service staff training 2017-09-29
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-35
Center did not reach out to obtain assistance for staff in the two's classroom with ongoing training to help them develop and refine skills which would have assisted them in meeting the emotional, physical, intellectual and social needs of the children in the group that involved biting since june of 2016.

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Reviews

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Maria McPhillips Jan 21, 2014

This is the worse daycare in town. Do not send your children here. I was told never to come back, after my daughter told me that one of the teachers (Ms. Sammy) choked her. The owner never offered to find out what happened or to do an investigation. She did not care at all that this incident happened at her business. The facility is very poorly managed. My daughter would bring home "projects" on donated paper from other businesses. I could tell, because there was used on the other side and not by my daughter. I never saw my child come home with any learning material. The staffing is terrible. The are extremely rude. This includes the director Patty and the owner Jodee. I was never able to talk to the teachers that were there during the day. The pick-up staff was generally teenagers that were not properly watching the child and could not tell me what happened during the day. If an incident happened during the day, no one in the facility could tell me what happened. The form of disciple they use is to yell at the children. The food that they provide to the children is extremely poor quality and not enough quality. I talked to an ex-employee from Brownsburg Academy that said she started to bring in food, because the school did not provide the children enough to eat. The snacks that they give are generally sugary and not nutritious. They also provide the children with too much juice and not enough water. I would not be surprise if a child were to die at this facility. If you put your children in this daycare, then you will put them at serious risk. I wish the state would come in and shut them down, because it is stealing from the community by charging high rates with the lowest quality in town. Save your money and your time and DO NOT TRY IT.

In a more recent development, the Fire Marshall (who is the husband of the owner of Brownsburg Academy) has been going around to other daycares and tries to get them shut down in order to get his wife more business. I would rather quit my job and go on welfare before I would ever send my daughter to that daycare again.

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