G.p.s. - Patterson Elementary School Scholars - Gilbert AZ CHILD CARE PUBLIC SCHOOL

(480) 892-2803

About the Provider

Description: Patterson Panther Pride is alive and well at one of the oldest and most distinguished schools in Gilbert. Our students consistently perform well above the state and national averages on national standardized testing. In addition, Patterson boasts an active, supportive parent group and community, which, along with an exceptional staff, prepare our students for the future. 43% of our student body is boundary exempt making Patterson a school of choice. Patterson Elementary is a great place to learn . . . a great place to be. Our Mission: Ensure exemplary education that inspires excellence and success within every learner.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 59
  • License Number: CDC-8958
  • Age Range: School-Age
  • 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
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyors' observation, the roster in the MPR room listed 46 children with 25 children present. There was no roster for the children on the playground at the time of the inspection.
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 Article 4 R9-5-402.A.1-12
Findings: Findings include: Based on a review of three staff files, it was determined that these files lacked the following documentation: Staff #1: Freedom from tuberculosis; new employee training. Staff #3: Emergency contact mailing address; 34 training hours to qualify as a director. Reference: R9-5-301.F, R9-5-401.1, R9-5-403.A
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 article 5 R9-5-501.A.12
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, these hazards were accessible to children in the following areas: BOYS' RESTROOM (OUTSIDE): The middle toilet seat (of 3) was very loose. GIRLS' RESTROOM (OUTSIDE): There were three toilet seats (of 4) that were very loose. There were areas of chipped paint exposing raw wood on the step stool.
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 article 5 R9-5-509.C.18.e.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation and a review of documentation, the posted menu listed "bagel, cream cheese, apple juice" for the snack on 8/23/17 and the food served at the time of the inspection consisted of wheat thins, apples, carrots or mixed fruit and juice or milk.
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 Article 5 R9-5-512.C.2.a-c.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, there was an area of fraying carpet accessible to children on the steps of the stage area in the Multi-Purpose Room.
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, the following hazards were accessible to children on the playground: There were several rust-corroded metal cage bars next to the water pipe cage near the swings. There was a heavy build up of rust and corrosion along the base of the wrought-iron fencing. There were areas of corroded rusty metal at the bases of six ramada cover posts.
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 Article 6 R9-5-603.E.1.2.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, there were 1"-2" of loose sand lacking (of required 6") under all swings on the playground. There were 4" of loose sand lacking under the west and south straight slides and under the bars, 3" lacking under the climbing steps and 2" lacking under the curved slide on the playground.
2017-08-23 2017-09-12 Article 1 ARS 36-882.M.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyors' observation and a review of documentation, it was determined that the Department was not notified of a change in the facility's director.
2016-08-29 2016-10-31 Article 2 R9-5-208.B.1-6.
Findings: Findings include: Based on staff interview and the Surveyors' observations, care was provided for enrolled children in the Computer Lab. The Computer Lab is not a licensed activity area and is not approved for use by enrolled children. Staff stated they use the Computer Lab as an alternate activity area. Reference R9-5-208.E
2016-08-29 2016-10-31 article 3 R9-5-305.A.1.2.
Findings: Findings include: Based on facility documentation and the Surveyors' observations, the files for Child #1, Child #2, Child #3, and Child #4 (of 12 enrolled children whose files were reviewed) lacked immunization records.

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