The Goddard School - Avon IN Licensed Center

8547 E. US Highway 36, Avon IN 46123
(317) 272-1337

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: Number Of Infants Licensed: 8; Number Of Toddler Licensed: 20; PTQ Level 4;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 137
  • License Number: 1100061
  • Age Range: Infant; Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: infant, toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, before- & after-school; summer camp
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Licensing
2017-12-06
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2017-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
Closet unlocked in the in the 4/5 room and purses left down low. Diaper creams accessible in the 2.5 yr old bathroom. Sunscreen under the sink in the Starfish safety latch is not inaccessible.Toothpaste accessible in a child's cubby in the seahorse room.Plastic bags within reach in the 2.5 yr old bathroom.
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff have been trained on placing purses out of reach of children. All diaper creams, sunscreens, toothpaste and plastic bags were moved to be inaccessible to children.
Licensing
2017-12-06
Kitchen and food preparation areas 2017-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116
Snack prepared and left uncovered on the top of the cubby in the seahorse. Sippy not washed between meals in the Starfish and Seahorse.
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Snack is no longer prepared early and all sippy cups returned to the kitchen after every meal.
Licensing
2016-12-15
Infant/Toddler Sleeping 2016-12-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-141
One 11 month old asleep on cot at rest time.
Licensing
2016-08-08
The attendance at the child care center shall not at any time exceed the capacity approved by the division
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-2(g)
10 children in the toddler group outside on playground - 2 not wallking - Infants - Max group isze is 8. Max group size when yr is present is 10, 11 present.max group size when 3 yr olds are present is 10, 12 present.
Licensing
2016-08-08
Child/staff ratios shall be maintained during all hours of operation
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48(a)
Toddler group outside with 10 children and 2 caregivers - 2 children not walking - so they are considered infants.2.5 yr old class has 11 with 2 caregivers - youngest is not 30 months.4's room had 3 & 4 with 12 children to 1 caregiver.
Licensing
2016-07-05
All children shall be under the direct supervision of a responsible caregiver at all times 2016-09-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48(e)
Caregiver of the preschool room left a 4 yr old child outside on the playground during a transistion to inside. Children must be under direct supervision of a qualified caregiver at all times.Incident happened 6.17.16
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Self report. Caregiver terminated immediately.
Licensing
2016-07-05
Child/staff ratios shall be maintained during all hours of operation 2016-09-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48(a)
Caregiver of the preschool room left a 4 yr old child outside on the playground during a transistion to inside. Ratio is 1 caregiver for every 12 children. No caregiver was present. Incident happened 6.17.16
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Self report. Caregiver terminated immediately.
Licensing
2015-11-09
The center shall use divided plates for children two (2) years of age and younger 2015-11-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-79(n)
Two 2 yr old classroom did not use divided plates for the noon meal.
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Children two years of age and younger will always use divided plates for the noon meal.
Licensing
2015-11-09
Caregivers shall diaper all children on a changing table, except as follows: Caregivers may change children two (2) years of age and older standing up under the following conditions: Hand washing and child cleansing procedures are followed in the same manner as when a changing table is used 2015-11-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94(e)(2)(a)
Toddler room need to change toddlers on the diaper station, if they are 2 yr and older, 2 yr old room, and they want to change standing up, the follow the same procedure as for diapering. [no diaper pad on the floor]* All diapers/pull-ups must be made inaccessible to children. Diapers /pullups located in cubbies.
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Children under the age of 2 years will be changed on the changing table not standing up. Children 2 years and older will be changed standing up as part of the potty training process.
Licensing
2015-11-09
The center shall use an antiscald valve approved by ISDH to maintain water temperature between one hundred (100) degrees Fahrenheit and one hundred twenty (120) degrees Fahrenheit on all hot water supplied to sinks, bathing, and washing facilities used by children. 2015-11-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-114(d)
Hot water at 4 hand washing sinks in classrooms read over 120Degree F.[tod,2,Infants. pre-k]
Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The master mixing valve in the control room was immediately adjusted to meet standards for all classrooms.

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