Esperanza Montessori Academy - Phoenix AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

4848 SOUTH 2ND STREET, PHOENIX AZ 85040
(602) 243-7788

About the Provider

Description: Esperanza Montessori Academy Preschool has 1 classroom and 17 students, its primary goals are to guide and nurture the spirit of the child using the classroom environment as the curriculum and prepare students for successful transition to Kindergarten. The Montessori educational philosophy is that children are born with a natural love of learning. The teacher guides the instruction of the child by introducing concepts at appropriate times. It has four major areas of concentration: practical life, sensorial (hands on), mathematics, and language. This learning environment develops concentration, independence, problem solving, social interaction, and competency in foundational skills.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 25
  • License Number: CDC-16052
  • Age Range: Three to Five;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • 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
2018-04-03 1970-01-01 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: After a review of 9 children's Emergency, Information and Immunization Record cards, it was determined the following were lacking: Child 1: the name of the individual to call first in case of sudden illness or injury. Child 2: date of enrollment; Health care provider's name and phone number; the name of the individual to call first in case of sudden illness or injury. Child 3: father's information; the name of the individual to call first in case of sudden illness or injury. Child 4: date of enrollment. Child 5: date of enrollment; health care provider's phone number; the name of the individual to call first in case of sudden illness or injury; backside medical information; parent/guardian;'s signature. Child 6: no Emergency, Information and Immunization Record card was available at the time of the inspection. Child 7: no Emergency, Information and Immunization Record card was available at the time of the inspection. Child 8: no Emergency, Information and Immunization Record card was available at the time of the inspection. Child 9: date of enrollment; health care provider's name and phone number.
2018-04-03 1970-01-01 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: There was no roster available for the 19 children present in room 9.
2018-04-03 1970-01-01 article 5 R9-5-501.A.19.a.b.
Findings: There were 2 containers of Clorox wipes and an aerosol can of Lysol spray on a table accessible to the enrolled children.
2018-04-03 1970-01-01 Article 5 R9-5-501.A.19.c.
Findings: In the first bathroom located in the room 9, there was a plunger observed next to the toilet, accessible to the children.
2018-04-03 1970-01-01 Article 5 R9-5-511.F.1.2.
Findings: There was a stack of nap mat in the second bathroom of room 9 that were accessible to he enrolled children.
2018-04-03 1970-01-01 Article 6 R9-5-605.B.6.
Findings: In room 9, there were outlets that was not covered on the south wall near the dramatic play area and on the east wall in the cozy corner.
2017-02-07 2017-02-10 article 3 R9-5-303
Findings: Findings include: The following items were not posted on the notice board at the entrance where parents drop off and pick up children: Names of the director and director designee; Schedule of child care services fees and policy for the refund of fees; Notice of the availability of facility inspection reports for public viewing. Staff #1 stated will correct.
2017-02-07 2017-02-10 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: Findings include: The Surveyor reviewed 5 Emergency, Information, and Immunization Records and found 2 records lacking the following: Child #1...name and contact telephone number of the child's health care provider. Child #2...name and contact telephone number of the child's health care provider; name and contact telephone number of at least two individuals authorized by the child's parent to collect the child from the facility in case of emergency, or if the child's parent cannot be contacted; name and contact telephone number of the child's health care provider; name of the individual to be contacted in case of injury or sudden illness of the child; Staff #1 stated will correct.
2017-02-07 2017-02-10 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: Findings include: The children present in the room were listed on the roster by first name instead of first and last names. Staff #1 stated will correct.
2017-02-07 2017-02-10 article 4 R9-5-403.B.1.
Findings: Findings include: Staff #2 (start date 8/1/15)...file lacked documentation for the required 18 hours of annual training. Staff #1 stated will correct.

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