Desert Star Academy - Bullhead City AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

5599 HIGHWAY 95 , BULLHEAD CITY AZ 86442
(928) 788-3987

About the Provider

Description: DESERT STAR ACADEMY is a CHILD CARE CENTER in BULLHEAD CITY AZ, with a maximum capacity of 45 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Twos; Three to Five; School-Age. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CDC-17588
  • Capacity: 45
  • Age Range: Twos; Three to Five; School-Age
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Aug 17, 2019
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2022
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2020-09-14 2020-09-15 article 3 R9-5-303.A
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the name of the director and the name of the individual designated to act on behalf of the director was not posted in the front posting area.
2020-09-14 2020-09-15 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that one of the tricycles on the tricycle merry-go-round was missing a pedal and had come off the merry-go-round track.
2020-09-14 2020-09-15 Article 6 R9-5-603.E.1.2.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the fall zones under the climbing equipment contained less than 6 inches of resilient material.
2020-09-14 2020-09-15 Article 6 R9-5-603.H.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the outdoor activity area lacked enough shade for each child occupying the outdoor activity area.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 article 3 R9-5-301.F.1.2.
Findings: File: The Team Leader reviewed 3 staff files. Staff 1 failed to submit documentation of a negative tb test on or before their starting date of employment.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 article 4 R9-5-401.3.
Findings: Staff 2 is working as a teacher-caregiver and lacks documentation of the required education for a teacher-caregiver.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Article 4 R9-5-402.A.1-12
Findings: The Team Leader reviewed 3 staff files. The file for staff 1 lacked documents required by R9-5-301 - documentation of a negative tb test, form required in ARS-36-883.02.C. - criminal history affidavit, the staff member's written statement attesting to current immunity, form required in ARS-8-804(I) - DCS affidavit, documentation of the submission required in ARS-804 - DCS background check. The file for staff 2 lacked documents required in R9-5-401 - educational documentation.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Article 5 R9-5-512.F.1.b.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the paper towel dispenser in the south children's toilet room lacked paper towels.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Article 5 R9-5-512.F.4.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the trash container in the kitchen area contained food waste and the container lacked a lid.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Article 6 R9-5-603.E.1.2.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the fall zones under the climbing equipment on the outdoor activity area was hard packed.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Article 6 R9-5-603.H.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the outdoor activity area lacked enough shade for each enrolled child occupying the outdoor activity area at any time of day.
2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.C.1.
Findings: The Team Leader reviewed 3 staff files. The file for staff 1 lacked the required form provided by the department - criminal history affidavit.
2018-08-10 2018-08-15 article 3 R9-5-301.B.1.
Findings: The Team Leader observed that a qualified individual had not been designated to act on behalf of the facility director when the director is not present in the facility. The facility director was not present during the first part of the inspection.
2018-08-10 2018-08-15 article 3 R9-5-303
Findings: The Team Leader observed that the name of the designated individual to act on behalf of the director was not posted.
2018-08-10 2018-08-15 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: The Team Leader reviewed 10 children's Record cards. The Record card for child # 1 lacked the child's date of enrollment, the name and telephone number of a second individual to be contacted in case of emergency, and the telephone number of the child's health care provider. The Record card for child # 2 lacked the child's date of enrollment and name and telephone number of the child's health care provider. The Record card for child # 3 lacked the child's date of enrollment and the name and telephone number of a second individual to be contacted in case of emergency.

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