Central Elementary Preschool - Barco NC Five Star Center License

(252) 453-0010

About the Provider

Description: CENTRAL ELEMENTARY PRESCHOOL is a Five Star Center License in BARCO NC, with a maximum capacity of 108 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 3 through 6. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Four Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 27000048
  • Capacity: 108
  • Age Range: 3 through 6
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-04-04 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-11-01 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-10-24 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-10-24 Violation 1041 G.S. 110-90.2(b)
Prior to employment a Criminal Background Check was not completed. A teacher and a substitute were present but had not completed a DHHS Criminal Background Check.
2022-10-24 Violation 1755 .2902 (f)
Certified developmental day center staff/child ratios and group sizes were not met. Developmental Day staff/child ratios are 1:6 or 2:12. In the classroom certified as Developmental Day, a teacher assistant left the classroom for at least four minutes, leaving the teacher with nine children. During outdoor time, the teacher assistant came indoors with one child to set up rest mats, leaving the teacher on the playground with eight children.
2022-10-24 Violation 1757 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & (d) & .2703(e)
A valid qualification letter was not on file and available to review at the facility. A teacher and a substitute did not have a provisional qualification letter or a full qualification letter on file, either in their personal staff files or in off-sites files.
2022-05-03 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-03-15 Announced Inspection No
2021-09-22 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-09-22 Violation 841 15A NCAC 18A .2820(d)
Medications including prescription and non-prescription items were not stored in a locked cabinet or other locked container. In Room 6, a medication bag with Diazepam and Auvi-Q, both emergency medications, was on a hook that was low enough to be accessible to children and was not stored out of reach to be inaccessible to children but easily accessible to the teachers in a medical emergency.
2021-09-22 Violation 615 15A NCAC 18A .2821(a)
Beds, cots and mats were not in good repair, properly handled, stored, or clean and sanitized between users. Mats in Room 8 were in good repair but were stored so that the floor side of the top mat touched the sleeping side of the mat below it. A vinyl divider was not used to separate mats. Linen stored in cubbies outside the classroom was not tucked completely into the cubby and was touching the floor or linen stored in the next cubby.
2021-09-22 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. In Room 6, multiple canisters of disinfectant wipes, shave cream and foam paint in pressurized cans, and aerosol disinfectant spray were stored in cabinets out of reach of children but were not locked.
2020-12-03 Unannounced Inspection No
2019-10-01 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2019-10-01 Violation 1898 .1102(a)
Staff did not complete the health and safety training within one year of employment. Two staff members hired on December 4, 2017 and August 27, 2018 had not completed Health and Safety Training.

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