Kinder Academy Preschool & Childcare Center - Potsdam NY Day Care Center

6604 State Highway 56, Potsdam NY 13676
(315) 274-9600

About the Provider

Description: Kinder-Academy believes in promoting and providing an environment that is safe, secure, caring, loving, and developmentally appropriate. We strive to create a nurturing environment that is welcoming and warm.

Here at Kinder-Academy, we feel a child-center approach is the most effective way for developing and educating young children. We encourage positive social interactions among the children. Each staff fosters the idea, that the well-being, and creative progress of each child is of most significant through active hands-on learning. The children will develop emotionally, physically, cognitively, socially, and creatively.

Families are encouraged to share their culture, language and home experiences with our center. Kinder-Academy has an “open door” policy! We strive for excellent partnerships with our families and the greater community.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 78
  • License Number: 766908
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 78;Infants: 13;Toddlers: 10;Preschool: 27;School age: 28;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Potsdam School District
  • District Office: Syracuse Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (315) 423-1202 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2018-04-09 418-1.15(b)(14) Corrected
Brief Description: The program must immediately notify the parent and Office upon learning of the death, serious incident, serious injury, serious condition, communicable illness, or transportation to a hospital, of a child which occurred while the child was in care at the program or was being transported by the program. A serious incident includes any event in which a child requires medical attention other than routine illness, is left without competent supervision for any period of time, or leaves the program without an approved teacher or designated person.
2017-06-23 418-1.5(a) Corrected
Brief Description: Suitable precautions must be taken to eliminate all conditions in areas accessible to children which pose a safety or health hazard.
2017-06-23 418-1.11(c)(2)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: how a daily health check of each child for any indication of illness, injury, abuse or maltreatment will be conducted and documented;
2017-06-23 418-1.11(i)(7) Corrected
Brief Description: Equipment that is frequently used or touched by children on a daily basis must be cleaned and then sanitized or disinfected, using an EPA registered product, when soiled and at least once weekly.
2017-06-23 418-1.15(c)(5) Corrected
Brief Description: daily attendance records, which must be filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times;
2017-03-17 418-1.3(h) Corrected
Brief Description: Peeling or damaged paint or plaster must be repaired.
2017-03-17 418-1.5(v) Corrected
Brief Description: All matches, lighters, medicines, drugs, cleaning materials, detergents, aerosol cans and other poisonous or toxic materials must be stored in their original containers. Such materials must be used in such a way that they will not contaminate play surfaces, food or food preparation areas, or constitute a hazard to children. Such materials must be kept in a place inaccessible to children.
2017-03-17 418-1.5(w) Corrected
Brief Description: Cleaning materials must be stored in their original containers unless the product's use or the program's health care plan indicates that the product be mixed with water before use. In this case, the container used for subsequent use of the mixed product must state the name of the cleaning material contained within. Cleaning materials must be used in such a way that they will not contaminate play surfaces, food or food preparation areas, or constitute a hazard to children. Such materials must be kept in a place inaccessible to children.
2017-03-17 418-1.5(y) Corrected
Brief Description: Protective caps, covers or permanently installed obstructive devices must be used on all electrical outlets that are accessible to children.
2017-03-17 418-1.8(l)(11) Corrected
Brief Description: Day care centers that have been approved to operate a school-age children component in their day care center may only mix school age children with pre-school children at the very beginning of the day and the very end of the day. School age children may never be mixed with pre-school children for the entire period of time they are in care at the center.

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