Granite Quarry Elementary Pre-k - Salisbury NC Five Star Center License

(704) 279-2154

About the Provider

Description: In 1917, Granite Quarry Elementary got its meager beginnings as a three room grammar school. This school served students from first grade up to seventh until 1924. Two sections of this former school are located one block west of our current building. At this time, those who attended Granite had to find another school for their high school education; which included Faith, Rockwell, or Salisbury. September 9, 1925 was a joyous occasion as the grammar school became a high school serving grades one through eleven; a senior class wasn’t added until 1945. Residents were proud of this new two story brick building which was the first accredited high school in Rowan County.

The PTA spent many hours and resources to improve the school, and their first project was to build a library. They started with very few books, with the State’s supplement, aids, and hard work they were able to fit the elementary with thirty eight hundred books and three thousand for the high school. They continued to work hard to provide a safe learning environment for their children and were able to help the school acquire many supplies and equipment to flourish.

It continued to grow and in 1959 East Rowan High School opened and Granite Quarry began serving grades one through eight. Not far behind, Erwin Junior High opened in 1967 and Granite served grades one through six. Currently, Granite Quarry Elementary serves Pre Kindergarten through fifth grade. In 1945 the high school picked the dragon as their mascot and we continue to be proud Granite Quarry Dragons!

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 80000264
  • Capacity: 36
  • Age Range: 3 through 5
  • 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
2023-12-12 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-12-12 Violation 1764 .3005(a)
A health assessment was not on file at the NC Pre-K site within 30 days after a child entered the NC Pre-K program or the health assessment was more than 12 months old at the time of program entry. A child enrolled on 11/6/23 had a medical report on file that was completed by a medical professional in August 2022.
2023-04-19 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-04-12 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-04-12 Violation 902 G.S. 110-91(10)
Each child was not attended to in a nurturing and appropriate manner, or in keeping with the child's developmental needs. There is documentation that children in classroom 207 were not nurtured in an appropriate manner between October 2022-December 2022.
2023-04-12 Violation 908 .1803(b)
Discipline was not appropriate for the child's age and development. There is documentation that children in classroom 207 were not disciplined in an appropriate manner between October 2022-December 2022. The Lead Teacher would use a loud voice, shame the children and tell children to hit back when hit.
2023-01-09 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-01-09 Violation 524 .0510(d)(2)(A-C)
When children 3 years and older were in care, screen time was not used to stimulate a developmental domain; was not limited to 30 minutes a day and no more than a total of two and a half hours per week, per child; and/or was not documented on a cumulative log or the activity plan that is available for review. I observed children in classroom 500 participating in music and movement using the white board. There was no documentation that screen time has been logged in this classroom.
2023-01-09 Violation 1768 .3005 (a)(4)
The health assessment did not include a hearing screening. A child (L.M.) in Ms. Davis' class did not have documentation of a hearing screening.
2022-08-10 Announced Inspection No
2022-05-04 Announced Inspection No
2022-02-01 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-02-01 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. A shelter in place was conducted in October 2021.
2022-02-01 Violation 805 .0604(t); .0302(d)(5)
Fire drills were not practiced monthly and/or the drill record was incomplete. The last fire drill conducted was in November 2021.
2021-02-02 Unannounced Inspection No

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