ELMWOOD SCHOOL OF THE 21ST CENTURY - Paragould AR Child Care Center

427 E. POPLAR, PARAGOULD AR 72450
(870) 236-8064

About the Provider

Description: The School of the 21st Century is a comprehensive, high quality, affordable early childhood care and education plan that brings together an umbrella of services for the benefits of children and their families for 246 days a year.The core components of the School of the 21st Century consist of: * Home Visitation * Before/After/Vacation care for school-age children * Preschool 3-5 year olds * Early Care and Education for Infant – 36 months * Information and Referral * Health Related Services * Parent Education and Involvement

Additional Information: ABC Facility; 3 Stars Better Beginnings;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 10335
  • Capacity: 141
  • Age Range: Infant/Toddler; Preschool;
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months $25.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $5.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $18.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $5.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $18.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $14.00 per day (Night Care)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $5.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $12.00 per day (Night Care)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $14.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $5.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Preschool , Infant / Toddler
  • District Office: 1600 Browns Lane Access Rd, Jonesboro AR-72403
  • District Office Phone: (870) 910-8519 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Chasity Mathis (Chasity.Mathis@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2020-02-25 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2020-01-22 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-12-10 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-11-22 Facility Visit 300.306.4.01.All new staff, including volunteers who are counted in the ratios, shall receive the following orientation (unless the staff has prior documented training in the required areas).Introduction (8 clock hours) to be completed before being left alone with children: a. Proper supervision of children b. Behavioral guidance practices c. Safe sleep practices for infants d. Shaken baby syndrome; which includes prevention (Carters Law, Act 1208) e. Appropriately responding to a crying/fussy infant/child f. Emergency procedures in the event of severe weather, or fire, including evacuation procedures and routes, and location and use of fire extinguishers. g. Mandated reporter training h. Administering medication i. Caring for children with special needs / care plans j. Transportation and car seat safety k. Policies regarding release of children to authorized individuals
2019-10-22 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-10-03 Facility Visit 300.301.8.At no time shall children be left unsupervised or unattended. The child care center shall provide additional staff for any temporary absence of primary child caring staff for activities such as breaks, meal preparation, transportation, etc.
300.306.4.01.All new staff, including volunteers who are counted in the ratios, shall receive the following orientation (unless the staff has prior documented training in the required areas).Introduction (8 clock hours) to be completed before being left alone with children: a. Proper supervision of children b. Behavioral guidance practices c. Safe sleep practices for infants d. Shaken baby syndrome; which includes prevention (Carters Law, Act 1208) e. Appropriately responding to a crying/fussy infant/child f. Emergency procedures in the event of severe weather, or fire, including evacuation procedures and routes, and location and use of fire extinguishers. g. Mandated reporter training h. Administering medication i. Caring for children with special needs / care plans j. Transportation and car seat safety k. Policies regarding release of children to authorized individuals
2019-09-26 Facility Visit 1000.1003.2.Infants/toddlers shall be placed in age appropriate cribs, cots, or mats meeting CPSC standards, for when they fall asleep. (Note: Also, any items used in the crib must be used according to manufacturer guidelines, regardless if the child is sleeping or not, in accordance with 1001.1).
1000.1003.3.Infants (children 12 months of age and below) shall be placed flat on their backs to sleep, in accordance with American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines, to lessen the risk of suffocation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (If a child rolls over on his/her own, the facility is not required to reposition the child.) If there is a medical reason a child cannot sleep on his/her back, then a signed statement from the childs physician must be in the file stating the reason, the sleep position indicated, and the time frame this is required.
1000.1003.6.Pillows (including nursing or boppy pillows), bumpers/bumper pads and stuffed animals shall not be placed in cribs.
300.301.9.The use of cell phones by staff while supervising children shall be prohibited except in emergency situations.
400.401.9.There shall be sufficient lighting during nap time to provide adequate supervision of the children.
2019-09-24 Facility Complaint 300.301.8 - At no time shall children be left unsupervised or unattended. The child care center shall provide additional staff for any temporary absence of primary child caring staff for activities such as breaks, meal preparation, transportation, etc.
2019-09-18 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-09-13 Facility Visit 500.501.5.a.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Restraints (Restraining a child briefly by holding the child is allowed when the childs actions place the child or others at risk of injury.)
500.501.5.h.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Inflicting physical pain, hitting, pinching, pulling hair, slapping, kicking, twisting arms, biting or biting back, spatting, swatting, etc.

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