G.r. Whitfield Elementary Pre-k - Grimesland NC Five Star Center License

(252) 752-6614

About the Provider

Description: Through collaboration with parents, students, teachers, and the global community, G.R. Whitfield School will provide students with authentic learning opportunities which promote critical thinking, problem solving, and clear communication skills necessary for lifelong success.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 74000753
  • Capacity: 18
  • Age Range: 3 through 6
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • 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
2023-03-29 Announced Inspection No
2023-03-29 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-29 Violation 106 10A NCAC 09 .0304(a)
Operator has not scheduled and obtained a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection. Operator did not submit the original approved report to DCDEE within one week of the inspection visit on a form provided by the Division. The current fire inspection was conducted on February 28, 2023. A copy of the fire inspection report was provided to the childcare consultant during today's visit.
2022-10-28 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-04-26 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-12-16 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-12-16 Violation 1044 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & .2703(n)&(o)
Prior to the expiration date of the qualification letter, the child care provider did not complete and submit required forms to complete a criminal background check (a qualification letter is valid for a maximum of three years for the date of issuance). The qualification letter for the teacher assistant expired on December 11, 2021.
2021-05-19 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-05-19 Violation 1882 .0803(6)(a-i); .0803(7)(a-g); .0803(8)(a-d)
Medication authorization, giving the caregiver standing authorization did not meet the specifications in rule. 6-month authorization to administer albuterol to a child expired on the form used by the Division on 2/8/21. The authorization form for Pitt County Schools was updated on 3/12/21; however, the form was not signed by the parent authorizing permission to administer the medication.
2021-05-19 Violation 721 G.S. 110-91(6); .0601(b)
All equipment and furnishings were not in good repair. The top of the child-sized picnic table in the outdoor space is cracked and splintering. The nails on the top of the picnic table as well as the attached benches are protruding and beginning to rust.
2021-05-19 Violation 807 10A NCAC 09 .0601(a)
A safe indoor and outdoor environment was not provided for the children. On the outdoor play area there is an exposed gas line that is accessible to children. It should be made inaccessible to children as they can trip when running or be injured in its current location.
2021-05-19 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. One (1) electrical outlet near the writing table was uncovered.
2021-05-19 Violation 1775 0.3009
NC Pre-K program staff/child ratios and group sizes were not met. The substitute teacher provided care for 10 children while the teacher assistant left the classroom to open the entrance door. The entrance door is located outside of the classroom in the cafeteria.
2020-10-29 Unannounced Inspection No
2019-12-04 Unannounced Inspection No

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