Chesterbrook Academy - Denver NC Five Star Center License

7274 HIGHWAY 73 , DENVER NC 28037
(704) 827-1091

About the Provider

Description: What makes our school so special? Imagine children having so much fun in school that they can’t wait to arrive each morning. The excitement of our preschoolers is the result of a team effort. Our teachers are enthusiastic about developing lifelong learners. They genuinely care about children, and have the sensitivity and knowledge to understand a child’s individual developmental needs and learning styles.

Our learning environment is built around children and their needs. It’s a place where children feel safe and ready to absorb what the world has to offer. Our classrooms feature well-equipped learning centers to allow hands-on practice of new skills in smaller groups. Outdoor time on our playground is built into every day’s schedule, weather permitting.

Nothing is more important than your child’s safety. We maintain records of those authorized to pick up each child. No child is released without proper authorization. All visitors to our school are greeted, asked to sign the Visitor Log and state the purpose of their visit. Picture identification is required from all unfamiliar visitors.

We know that parents play a critical role in their child's educational success and positive attitude toward learning. So, building and maintaining strong parent-teacher relationships is crucial to everything we do here. For children to get the best possible education, everyone needs to be involved. We’re proud that at our school, effective communication among parents, teachers and staff is a way of life.

After you've had the opportunity to review our website, please feel free to contact us to schedule a private tour. We look forward to meeting with you to gain an understanding of your child’s educational needs, and discussing how our school can meet them.

Additional Information: Four Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 55000118
  • Capacity: 170
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • 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
2023-05-17 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-05-17 Violation 319 .0713(a)(10), (c) & (f)(3); .2818(e)
Staff/child ratios applicable to a classroom, were not posted in each classroom. In space #9, the classroom staff to child ratio worksheet was not posted.
2023-05-17 Violation 542 10 NCAC 09 .0902(a)
The written feeding plan was not modified as the child's needs changed. In space #1a, three infant feeding plans were not updated to include baby food and table food modifications.
2023-05-17 Violation 620 15A NCAC 18A .2825(a)
All walls and ceilings including doors and windows were not kept clean and in good repair. In space #1a, peeling paint was observed on the ceiling in two different areas.
2023-05-17 Violation 847 10A NCAC 09 .0803(4)(6-9)
Parent's medication authorization did not include required information. In space #1a, three permission forms for diaper rash cream did not include the amount to administer. In space #1b, one permission form for sunscreen did not include the amount to administer. In space #2a, three permission forms for sunscreen did not include the amount to administer and one permission form for diaper rash cream did not include the amount to administer.
2023-05-17 Violation 852 .0802 (e)
Incident reports were not completed each time a child was injured, it did not include all the information required in rule, it was not signed by the parent and/or it was not maintained in the child's file. Incident reports dated 1/9/2023, 3/2/2023, and 3/14/2023 for one child enrolled on 1/3/2023 did not include steps taken to prevent reoccurrence or the time the parent was notified. An incident report dated 3/14/2023 for one child enrolled on 2/21/2023 did not include the time of the incident, steps taken to prevent reoccurrence or the time the parent was notified. An incident report dated 11/14/2022 for one child enrolled on 8/29/2022 did not include the time the parent was notified. An incident report dated 12/13/2022 for one child enrolled on 8/1/2022 did not include steps taken to prevent reoccurrence or the time the parent was notified.
2023-05-17 Violation 858 .0604(q)
Plastic bags, materials that could be torn apart and toy parts small enough to be swallowed were accessible to children under three years of age. In space #9 and #10, classrooms for children two and three years of age, small, broken pieces of crayon and chalk were observed in the art activity area accessible to children. The broken pieces of crayon and chalk measured less than one inch and fit in a choking tube.
2022-12-07 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-12-07 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. In space #5, the electrical outlet at the end of the Christmas strand lights was uncovered and accessible to children. Staff covered the electrical outlet not in use during the visit.
2022-12-07 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 space #7, a gallon size jug of hand sanitizer was observed in an unlocked cabinet below the sink. The Administrator moved the hand sanitizer to a cabinet above five feet from the floor during the visit.
2022-08-05 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-07-25 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-07-25 Violation 903 GS 110-91(10); .1803(a)
Corporal punishment was used. [Omit item 0903 for religious sponsored centers operating under GS 110-106 with an exemption on file with the Division.] On July 13, 2022, a teacher popped an infant, eleven months of age, on the arm when the child grabbed for another child's pacifier.
2022-06-01 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-06-01 Violation 1324 .1804(c)
Signed and dated statement by parent that discipline policy received and explained at enrollment was not in child's file. The discipline policy was missing from the file for one (1) child enrolled on May 2, 2022.

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