Kiddie Academy of Brick - Brick NJ Temporary Child Care Center

920 CEDAR BRIDGE AVENUE , BRICK NJ 08723
(732) 262-3600

About the Provider

Description: At Kiddie Academy, we continuously deliver the highest-quality child day care possible. It's something we're passionate about. It is this passion that has given us a leadership position in education-based child care for more than 30 years. And it's what drives us to positively shape the lives of children, families and communities everywhere.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 15TUT0001
  • Capacity: 150
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Jennifer Riche (jriche@preventchildabusenj.org)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2021-10-12 2021-11-24 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that adequate procedures for tracking children are adhered to at all times throughout the center. Room 1 stated 11 children were present when there were 10.
2021-08-25 2021-11-24 3A:52-5.3(r) Physical plant requirements for all centers
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Per updated COVID-19 Standards – Child Care Centers, issued 5.26.2021, ensure that the center enforces the screening policy including staff and families completing their COVID questions prior to arrival.
2021-08-25 2021-10-12 3A:52-5.3(q)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Space and room requirements are as follows: at no time shall a center

Violation Observed: Ensure that rooms operate within the room capacity. At the time of the inspection, room 9 had 24 children when the capacity is 22.
2021-08-16 3A:52-5.3(r) Physical plant requirements for all centers
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Per updated COVID-19 Standards – Child Care Centers, issued 5.26.2021, ensure the center develops a written screening policy and follows it for staff, children and visitors upon arrival to the center.
2021-08-16 2021-08-25 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that staff are aware of the correct number of children in their care at all times.
2021-07-16 2021-08-25 3A:52-5.3(r) Physical plant requirements for all centers
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Per updated COVID-19 Standards – Child Care Centers, issued 5.26.2021, ensure that staff wear masks at all times while indoors.
2021-07-16 2021-08-16 3A:52-4.3(c) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f): | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:4 | 18 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:6 | 2 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:10 | 4 years - 1:12 | 5 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure that staff/child ratios are maintained at all times throughout the center.
2021-07-07 2021-08-16 3A:52-5.4(a)(7)(iii) Additional physical plant requirements for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, outdoor space requirements for children over the age of 10 months are as follows: outdoor areas located near or adjacent to hazardous areas determined by the Office of Licensing to be unsafe (including, but not limited to, streets, roads, driveways, parking lots, railroad tracks, swimming pools, rivers, streams, steep grades, cliffs, open pits, high voltage boosters, or propane gas tanks) shall be fenced or otherwise protected by a natural or man-made barrier or enclosure.

Violation Observed: Provide a barrier on the blacktop/parking lot while children are playing outside to ensure their safety from vehicular traffic.
2021-07-07 2021-07-07 3A:52-4.8(a)(1) Orientation training
Topics of orientation training shall include supervising and tracking all children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.3(a).

Violation Observed: Based on information, retrain all staff on the center's supervision policy.
2021-07-07 2021-07-07 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Based on information, ensure that adequate supervision is maintained at all times throughout the center, including while outside. A named child ran away from a named staff while the class was lining up to come inside and was unsupervised for approximately 1-2 minutes.
2021-06-04 2021-11-23 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Submit cleared CARI background checks for 6 staff and any others staff members not documented on the staff records checklist originally submitted. | 9/7/2021 2 Staff CARI clearances still needed.
2021-06-03 2021-06-03 3A:52-5.3(m)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Supplemental evacuation requirements are as follows: cribs, beds, playpens, and cots used for rest or sleep shall be arranged so as to provide access to a three-foot-wide aisle that leads to an unobstructed exit.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all exits have a 3 foot wide aisle that leads to an unobstructed exit. At the time of the inspection, room 3 had cots stacked at exit and were relocated upon request.
2021-04-19 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Conduct water testing for lead and copper in 100% of prep sinks and 50% of all other sinks and once complete, submit test results to OOL along with the checklist and the Statement of Assurance.
2021-04-19 3A:52-5.3(a)(19) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall test for the presence of radon gas in each classroom on the lowest floor level used by children at least once every five years and shall post the test results in a prominent location in all buildings at the center, as specified in N.J.S.A. 30:5B-5.2.

Violation Observed: Upload to NJCCIS a current radon testing for all rooms on the lowest level used by children.
2021-04-16 2021-06-03 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Upload into NJCCIS the sponsor's and all current staff CHRI background clearances. | 6/3/2021 Need CHRI for 1 staff and any other staff members not documented on the staff records checklist originally submitted.

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