The Goddard School - Charlotte NC Five Star Center License

13820 Ballantyne Corporate Place , Charlotte NC 28277
(704) 544-1998
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 60002511
  • Capacity: 144
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: infant, toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, before- & after-school; summer camp
  • 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
2023-04-11 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-04-11 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. The activity plan is space #1 was dated march 2021.
2023-04-11 Violation 540 10A NCAC 09 .0902(a)
An individual written feeding plan was not provided by child's parent or health care provider or was not followed and posted. (omit posting for centers located in a residence) One child less that 15 months old did not have a feeding schedule posted.
2023-04-11 Violation 542 10 NCAC 09 .0902(a)
The written feeding plan was not modified as the child's needs changed. Two feeding schedules in space #2 had not been updated since 2022.
2023-04-11 Violation 721 G.S. 110-91(6); .0601(b)
All equipment and furnishings were not in good repair. On the toddler playground there is broken screen assessable to children. There is a broken water cover on the preschool playground assessible to children.
2023-04-11 Violation 805 .0604(t); .0302(d)(5)
Fire drills were not practiced monthly and/or the drill record was incomplete. No fire drill was completed since February 15, 2023.
2023-04-11 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. The preschool playground has trash, dirty towels and tall grass under the water tables.
2023-04-11 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. Electrical outlets were observed uncovered in space #1, 4, 7, 9.
2023-04-11 Violation 826 .0605(i)
Gates to the fenced outdoor play area did not remain closed while children occupied the area. The gate on the toddler playground does not close properly.
2023-04-11 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. Air freshener was in the bathroom between space 6 and 7 stored not locked.
2023-04-11 Violation 849 .0803(12)
Leftover medicines were not returned to the parent after the course of treatment was completed, after authorization was withdrawn or after authorization had expired and/or medication was not discarded within 72 hours of completion of treatment or withdrawal of authorization. An Epi Pen that was no longer needed as of March 3, 2023, was not discarded.
2023-04-11 Violation 858 .0604(q)
Plastic bags, materials that could be torn apart and toy parts small enough to be swallowed were accessible to children under three years of age. In space #4, cardboard blocks were being chewed and bitten off, causing a choking hazard. Children in this space are two years of age.
2023-04-11 Violation 859 .0605(q)
Monthly playground inspections were not completed and/or they were not completed by an individual trained in playground safety requirements. Playground inspection checklist were not completed on the Division's form.
2023-04-11 Violation 1311 .0802(c)
Emergency medical care information was not on file in the center on the child's first day of attendance and/or was not updated as changes occurred or at least annually for each child. Twelve children did not have current Emergency medical care on file.
2023-04-11 Violation 1811 .0604(u);.0302(d)(8)
Shelter-in-place or lockdown drills were not practiced every three months and/or drill record was incomplete. The last shelter-in-place or lockdown drill was completed January 10, 2023.

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Lee Ann K. Sep 13, 2013

The Goddard school has been a safe, welcoming place for both my children. The staff has always been helpful and have taught my children so much. And most importantly, my children have been happy there. I highly recommend this daycare center.

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