Happy Hollow Learning Center - Hartford WI Licensed Group Child Care

1396 Patton Dr , HARTFORD WI 53027
(262) 673-3005

About the Provider


Happy Hollow is a full time dedicated child care center and pre-school serving children from the ages of 6 weeks to 13 years. We are dedicated to providing a safe and enriching environment for all children and their families. We protect the integrity of family life by supporting parents and fostering togetherness while parents are away from their children.

Additional Information:

2 stars. Initial License Date: 6/17/1997. Open Jan - Dec.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 2000884
  • Capacity: 87
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Full-Time
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-02-02 251.055(2)(a) Group Size - Maximum
Description: Based on record review and review of camera footage on 1/21/21 at 5:05pm the program was over max group size within the infant toddler classroom. 9 children were present within the group with two staff members. 8 Children under the age of two and one school age child.
2021-02-02 251.07(2)(b) Policy - Child Guidance
Description: Based on complaint investigation and review of video footage on 1/19/21 a teacher pulled/grabbed a childs shirt collar to redirect the child. This failed to follow the programs child guidance policy. The programs guidance policy states physical punishments such as spanking, grabbing, slapping and all of those listed at the child abuse training youve. Received are outlawed at Happy Hallow. Based on the video footage of a child grabbing a child by their shirt collar to redirect the child failed to follow the programs policies and procedures.
2021-02-02 251.055(2)(b) Staff-To-Child Ratios - Minimum
Description: Based on complaint investigation and review of video footage staff members are leaving the classroom as a result of leaving the classrooms out of ratio compliance. On 1/19/21 one teacher was present with 7 infant toddler children for four minutes. On 1/21/21 one teacher was present with 5 children for approximately 3 minutes. Both incidents left the infant/toddler classroom out of ratio compliance.
2019-09-30 251.055(1)(f) Child Tracking Procedure
Description: Based on observation and record review of attendance records. Children are not being signed in or out of care on the child tracking sheet when they are being moved from classroom to classroom.
2019-09-30 251.055(2)(c) Mixed-Age Group - Staff-To-Child Ratio
Description: Based on observation and record review of the attendance records on 9/30/19 children were moved into other classrooms so staff could takes breaks and get lunch. When children were moved into other classrooms this exceeded the staff to child ratio. According to the Weighted ratio worksheet The owl's classroom was at 1.18 and the Zoo classroom was at 1.25.
2019-09-30 251.05(2)(a)6. Staff Record - Days & Hours Worked
Description: Based on record review and observation Staff are not signing in and out of the classroom for breaks.
2019-09-30 251.05(2)(a)3.a. Staff Record - Physical Examination
Description: Based on record review on 9/30/19 according to the staff record checklist Staff Member C failed to have Physical and to be deemed free from communicable diseases such as TB.
2019-09-30 251.055(2)(b) Staff-To-Child Ratios - Minimum
Description: Based on observation staff members are leaving the classroom unattended to get supplies. One staff member is watching two classrooms leaving the staff member out of ratio compliance.
2019-08-02 251.09(1)(k) Infant & Toddler - Bedding
Description: A toddler's blanket was not kept away from the child's mouth and nose when it was observed to be covering the child's entire head at naptime. Corrected during the visit.
2019-07-09 Licensing Orders Letter
2019-06-19 251.07(2)(e) Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions
Description: The center self-reported that on 4/19/19 a child care worker grabbed a three year old child by the hood of the child's shirt and roughly pulled the child down to the ground.
2019-06-19 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children
Description: During an investigation of a self-report it was found that on April 19, 2019, a child care worker left the classroom for about 20 seconds to retrieve something from an adjoining room.
2019-06-19 251.09(1)(j) Infant & Toddler - Crib Mattresses & Coverings
Description: Based on observation the pack and plays failed to have tight fitted mattress coverings.
2019-01-14 251.04(6)(a)6m. Child Record - Immunization History
Description: Based on review on January 14, 2019, child #2 on the Child Record Checklist did not have immunization history on file.
2019-01-14 251.09(3)(a)10. Infant & Toddler - Open Containers, Leftover Food
Description: Based on observation on January 14, 2019, a 1-year-old child was being fed directly from a baby food container.

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