Dare County Head Start - Manteo NC Five Star Center License

(252) 482-4495

About the Provider

Description: DARE COUNTY HEAD START is a Five Star Center License in MANTEO NC, with a maximum capacity of 40 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 through 6. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Three Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 2855001
  • Capacity: 40
  • Age Range: 2 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
2023-03-13 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-13 Violation 842 10A NCAC 09 .0803(1)(a & b)
A drug or medication was administered without written authorization and/or instructions from a child's parent or authorized health professional. A medication permission form was not available for an asthma inhaler. Staff had not administered the medication.
2022-10-18 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-10-10 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-10-10 Violation 805 .0604(t); .0302(d)(5)
Fire drills were not practiced monthly and/or the drill record was incomplete. A fire drill was not recorded for the month of April 2022.
2022-10-10 Violation 1756 10A NCAC 09 .2818
Enhanced staff/child ratios and group sizes were not met. In space one a group of 13(thirteen) children ages three to four years of age was alone with one staff person.
2022-04-12 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-11-17 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-11-17 Violation 705 .0601(c)
Equipment and furnishings were not sturdy, stable and free of hazards. In the boys' bathroom, on the divider wall between the sinks and the first toilet, four nails used to hang the soap dispenser are protruding on the inside of the toilet stall creating sharp points that could injure a child.
2021-07-14 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-07-14 Violation 1914 .0802(b)(1-2)
The person identified as the person or alternate person responsible for carrying out the emergency medical care plan was not on the premises at all times and/or did not accompany children for off premise activities. The posted Emergency Medical Care Plan did not reflect the staff present and working in the summer Jump Start program.
2021-07-14 Violation 415 GS 110-91(12);.0508(a)
A current schedule was not posted for each group of children for reference. A daily schedule was not posted in the classroom.
2021-07-14 Violation 716 .0605(j)
All stationary equipment, more than 18 inches high, was not installed over protective surfacing. Grass and weeds encroached the mulch surfacing under and around the complex climber.
2021-07-14 Violation 808 15A NCAC 18A .2832(a)
The outdoor premises were not clean, drained and free of litter and hazardous materials grass and other vegetation in a manner which does not encourage vermin. Several items of debris were observed next to the fence on the east side of the playground. In the area that was previously used as a fall zone for a swing set, grass and very tall weeds were growing creating a possible habitat for snakes and other vermin.
2021-07-14 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. There were unprotected outlets on a power strip located on the computer table in the classroom.

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