Go Kids Academy - Alma AR Child Care Center

4510 HWY 71 NORTH, ALMA AR 72921
(479) 632-4307

About the Provider

Description: Go Kids Academy is a NEW licensed pre-school and daycare for children 6 weeks through 5 years, opened August 18, 2008. Operating hours are 6am – 6pm Monday through Friday. Our objective is to provide a secure, professional, and loving Christian atmosphere where each child feels safe, learns easily, and enjoys a values-based environment. The A Beka program is used to assist in teaching the alphabet and proper handwriting skills.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 119
  • License Number: 26040
  • Age Range: Infant/Toddler; Preschool; School Age;
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months $30.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $18.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $25.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $18.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $25.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Preschool , Infant / Toddler
  • District Office: 616 Garrison Ave, Fort Smith AR-72901
  • District Office Phone: (479) 782-4555 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Patricia Ledbetter (Patricia.Ledbetter@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2020-03-19 Facility Visit 300.303.6.Staff shall not engage in behavior that could be viewed as sexual, dangerous, exploitative or physically harmful to children. A caregiver shall not use profanity or speak in an abusive manner when children are present.
400.401.7.c.There shall be meaningful, positive interaction between staff and children, to include but not limited to the following: Interact with children by being their play partner as well as protector.
500.501.5.d.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:Placing unpleasant or painful tasting substances in mouth, on lips, etc.
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.
500.501.5.j.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:Forcing physical activity, such as running laps, doing push-ups, etc. (This does not include planned group physical education activities that are not punitive in nature.)
500.501.5.m.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:Children shall not be forced or bribed to eat.
500.501.5.n.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:Shaming, humiliating, frightening, labeling, physically or mentally harming children
2020-03-03 Facility Visit 200.201.2.The facility shall provide a written procedure for reporting suspected child maltreatment. This procedure shall be followed and a call made to the Hot Line whenever there is suspicion of child maltreatment (1-800-482-5964). These reports of child maltreatment shall include all allegations made to the Licensee by parents, staff members or the general public. The Licensee should call Child Care Licensing for guidance if there is any question about whether or not the Hot Line should be called regarding any situation where potential child maltreatment is involved.
300.302.1.c.There shall be a director or assistant director/site supervisor who shall be responsible for:Ensuring the health and safety of children
500.501.5.k.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:Associating punishment with rest, toilet training or illness
500.501.5.n.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:Shaming, humiliating, frightening, labeling, physically or mentally harming children
2020-02-26 Facility Visit 300.303.6.Staff shall not engage in behavior that could be viewed as sexual, dangerous, exploitative or physically harmful to children. A caregiver shall not use profanity or speak in an abusive manner when children are present.
2019-10-02 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-05-02 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-01-09 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-09-19 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-08-16 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-06-28 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-03-02 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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