Creative Arts Christian Academy, Inc. - Ridgeland MS Center based Child Care Facility

645 Highway 51 , Ridgeland MS 39157
(601) 853-7678
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: Rely on Creative Arts Christian Academy for child care services, including an Academic program for Two's, Three's and Four's. We also offer an afterschool program, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We strive to provide the best care for children, ages six to eight years. The one thing Creative Arts can promise all our parents is that the staff will LOVE your children. Love for children and teaching is what brought all of us here.

May Sartin, Director and Owner, graduated in 1974 from Mississippi University for Women. She has a B.S. degree majoring in Child Development and has a minor in Psychology. In the last 37 years, "Miss May" has been a director, teacher, caregiver, business manager and owner. She started in child care in 1975 and bought Creative Arts in 1988. Mrs. Sartin purchased this facility in 1993. Creative Arts is licensed by the State Board of Health. Kristin Bulman, the Assistant Director, has been working in child care for 20 years. She has worked in every aspect of childcare and has worked at Creative Arts in the capacity of Assistant Director for 16 years, Our school, licensed since 1988, is founded on Christian values. We teach the ABeka Christian Curriculum to the two year class through the four year class and to the afterschoolers in the summer. Our staff are 20 years and older with many years of experience. Federal and State background checks, using fingerprinting and the Child Abuse Registry, are required for all staff members to work with children. This check is done on every new employee and repeated every five years on existing employees. Each employee is required to have 15 hours of training every year and be CPR/First Aid certified. Most of the staff have been with us for at least five years to more than 25 years.

We support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital™ every summer with their Bike-A-Thon. We also visit local Nursing homes, work with MadCAAP at Thanksgiving and support our local Stewpot with food drives.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 45CDPFA-0563
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: Infant Care, 1 yr old, 2 yr old, 3 yr old, 4 yr old, 5 yr old Pre-Sch, 5-9 yr old
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: School Age After School, Full Day,Accepts MDHS Subsidy Children
  • District Office: Mississippi State Dept of Health - Child Care Facilities Licensure Division
  • District Office Phone: 601-364-2827 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Exam Type Begin Date End Date Exam Status Document
Renewal 2023-07-20 2023-07-21 Pass Pending Inspection
Mid-Year 2023-01-11 2023-01-15 Pass Inspection
Follow Up 2022-10-03 2022-10-03 Pass Pending Inspection - Follow up
Follow Up 2022-09-30 2022-10-03 Pass Pending Inspection - Follow up
Renewal 2022-07-20 2022-07-20 Pass Inspection
Mid-Year 2022-02-10 2022-02-10 Pass Inspection
Renewal 2021-07-29 2021-07-29 Pass Inspection
Mid-Year 2021-03-16 2021-03-16 Pass
Renewal 2020-09-03 2020-09-03 Pass Inspection
Mid-Year 2020-01-09 2020-01-09 Pass Inspection
Renewal 2019-07-11 2019-07-11 Pass Inspection
Mid-Year 2019-01-15 2019-01-15 Pass Inspection

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DeAnne May 05, 2011

Creative Arts is wonderful! My oldest daughter started at Creative Arts at 3 months old and is now in afterschool care there. My youngest started at 8 weeks old and is finishing the 4 year old program this month. Both of them have learned so much and have received wonderful, loving care from the staff! Mrs. May is great! Our experience at Creative Arts has been top notch and I recommend the center to others with children all of the time.

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