Cedar Hill Prep School - Somerset NJ Regular Child Care Center

152 CEDAR GROVE LANE , SOMERSET NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400

About the Provider

Description:

Cedar Hill Prep offers a Coeducational day school for students in Preschool through Grade 8 and a Child Care Center at this same location in Somerset NJ: Cedar Hill Prep encourages its students to widen their horizons, gain appreciation and excitement about learning and to achieve their full potential. Our rigorous curriculum in a caring atmosphere provides the stimulus for each child to achieve this. Our students are a community of diverse cultures who consummate individual excellence, respect, compassion, creativity, and critical thought for themselves and others in a global community. Essential to our school's mission is our exceptional faculty, partnership between school and home and student relationships between teachers and peers.

Additional Information:

Hours of Operation: Extended services

Before Care: 7 am – 8 am

Aftercare: Through 6 pm

Hours of Operation: 7 am – 6 pm

*** School Bus option for Preschool–Grade 8. 


Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 80300001
  • Capacity: 213
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Spanish, French and ArabIc
  • Type of Care: Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Kindergarten
  • Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
  • Current License Expiration Date: Mar 01, 2023
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2021-02-08 2021-08-18 3A:52-4.8(g)(3) Orientation training
The center shall maintain on file documentation of the date, time, topic, presenter, and attendance for all staff development and orientation completed by center staff members. The center shall record each staff member’s completion of staff development and orientation on the Staff Records Checklist, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b).

Violation Observed: Provide documentation of the staff receiving 6 hours of orientation training.
2021-02-08 2021-08-18 3A:52-6.5(a)(4)(i) Policy on the release of children
The center shall maintain on file and follow a written policy on the release of children, which shall include written procedures to be followed by a staff member(s) if the parent(s) or person(s) authorized by the parent(s), as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.5(a)1, appear to be physically or emotionally impaired to the extent that, in the judgment of the director or staff member, the child would be placed at risk of harm if released to such an individual. The procedures shall require that the child shall not be released to such an impaired individual.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the release policy include the procedure of when an impaired individual comes to the center to pick up a child.
2021-02-08 2021-08-18 3A:52-5.3(o)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the program has 2 staff certified in 1st Aid/CPR at the program at all times.
2021-02-08 3A:52-6.5(b) Policy on the release of children
The center shall distribute a copy of the release policy to the parent of each enrolled child and each staff member and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s and staff member’s signature attesting to receipt of the policy.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the parents receive the release policy and sign that they received the release policy.
2021-02-08 2021-05-13 3A:52-7.9(a)(1)(vi)(2) Illness log for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the center shall maintain on file a log of the initial illnesses, symptoms of illness, or diseases that are exhibited by each child while in the center’s care, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1(c) and (d). This illness log shall include the date, if applicable, that the child returned to the center with a note from a health care provider attesting to the child's admissibility to the center and recovery from a reportable disease, as specified in N.J.A.C. 8:57.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the illness log includes the date in which the child returned to the program.
2021-02-08 2021-05-13 3A:52-5.3(q)(3)(v) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Space and room requirements are as follows: Indoor space requirements for play rooms and sleep rooms are as follows the center shall identify all rooms of the center that have been approved by the Office of Licensing. This identification shall consist of numbers, letters, names or any other means of identification and shall be located either inside or directly outside each room.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the diagram includes the room number of each room on the diagram.
2021-02-08 3A:52-6.8(a)(7)(ii) Parent and community participation
The center shall complete and maintain on file for each enrolled child a Children’s Records Checklist, signed by the director, sponsor, or sponsor representative and designated by the Office of Licensing, indicating that the center has obtained documentation of health information for each child, as follows: for school-age child care programs, a record of the parent’s statement concerning the child’s health, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.3(b).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the children of the school age program have a document from a parent stating that the child is of good health and include any other health issues.
2020-01-22 2020-10-26 3A:52-7.6(e)(1) Injury to a child while in the center's care
The center shall develop and follow a written policy for parental notification if a method other than a telephone call is used at the center for parental notification. The center shall distribute a copy of this policy to the parent of each enrolled child and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s signature attesting to receipt of this policy.

Violation Observed: Develop and provide a policy of notification of a head/facial injury when using a notification procedure other than the telephone. Please distribute the policy to the parents and maintain a record of the families receiving the policy.
2020-01-22 2021-02-08 3A:52-6.8(a)(7)(ii) Parent and community participation
The center shall complete and maintain on file for each enrolled child a Children’s Records Checklist, signed by the director, sponsor, or sponsor representative and designated by the Office of Licensing, indicating that the center has obtained documentation of health information for each child, as follows: for school-age child care programs, a record of the parent’s statement concerning the child’s health, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.3(b).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the children of the school age program have a document from a parent stating that the child is of good health and any other health issues.
2020-01-22 2020-02-26 3A:52-5.3(a)(10) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: all corrosive agents, insecticides, bleaches, detergents, polishes, any products under pressure in an aerosol spray can, and any toxic substance shall be stored in a locked cabinet or in an enclosure located in an area not accessible to the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the hand sanitizer is not accessible to the children in 6. The hand sanitizer in in an unlocked cabinet by the sink.
2020-01-22 2021-02-08 3A:52-5.3(q)(3)(v) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Space and room requirements are as follows: Indoor space requirements for play rooms and sleep rooms are as follows the center shall identify all rooms of the center that have been approved by the Office of Licensing. This identification shall consist of numbers, letters, names or any other means of identification and shall be located either inside or directly outside each room.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the diagram includes the room of each room.
2020-01-22 2020-02-26 3A:52-5.2(a)(5) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the emergency light is operable in the hallway near the crawl space door.
2020-01-22 2021-02-08 3A:52-6.5(b) Policy on the release of children
The center shall distribute a copy of the release policy to the parent of each enrolled child and each staff member and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s and staff member’s signature attesting to receipt of the policy.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the parent receive the policy and sign that they have received the policy.
2020-01-22 2020-10-13 3A:52-2.1(b) Application for a license
A person applying for an initial license or renewal license to operate a center or relocation of a center shall submit a completed application to the Office of Licensing at least 45 days prior to the anticipated opening of the center or to the expiration of its existing regular license.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the program completes the renewal application.
2020-01-22 2021-02-08 3A:52-5.3(o)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the program has 2 staff certified in 1st aid/CPR at the program at all times.

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