Haw Creek Elementary School Head Start - Asheville NC Five Star Center License

(828) 298-4022

About the Provider

Description: Haw Creek opened its doors to students in 1977. This new facility replaced the original school located across from the Asheville Mall. In 1992, a cafeteria was constructed and in 1993, interior walls were completed to divide classrooms.

The original goals of the school were developed to offer the best possible education to all children. These goals are updated each year and are written to reflect the changing needs of the student body.

Haw Creek features self-contained classes. Instructional assistants assist the classroom teachers in grades K-3. Students have the opportunity to work with a counselor, art, music, and physical education teacher, as well as a media specialist and resource teachers.

A strong PTA and volunteer program strengthen ties with the community and also support the total education program of the school. There is a unity of spirit and effort in providing a quality education for all students.

The philosophy of the school has been and continues to be one of promoting optimum growth for each child, teacher, and staff member enabling them to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.

We are a school of approximately 410 students, grades kindergarten through fifth. Our school is nestled in a valley in East Asheville, surrounded by our own woods and nature trail. We are proud of the community spirit and participation that are an integral part of our school environment. Our dedicated staff continues to find creative and innovative ways to engage, encourage and nurture our children. We are pleased to have been named a School of Excellence with Exemplary Growth for the past two years in a row.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 11000555
  • 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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Inspection Date Classification* Inspection Type Score (out of 235 points)
2020-02-14 Superior Sanitation Inspection 232
2019-04-22 Superior Sanitation Inspection 235

*The following scale shows what the different sanitation ratings mean.
Superior -- 0-15 demerits, no 6-point item
Approved -- 15-30 demerits, no 6-point item
Provisional-- 31-45 demerits, or a 6-point item
Disapproved-- 46 or more demerits, or failure to improve provisional classification
Summary Disapproval-- when right-of-entry to inspect is denied, when an inspection is discontinued at the request of the operator, or when a water sample is confirmed positive for fecal coliform, total coliform or other chemical constituents.

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