Lapetite Academy Shore Drive - Indianapolis IN Licensed Center

3836 Shore Drive, Indianapolis IN 46254
(317) 290-1022

About the Provider

Description: Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Indianapolis, IN. My name is Qiara Carr and I am the academy director. I have an associate’s degree from Ivy Tech and a bachelor's degree from Ashford University.

In addition to providing superior local infant care, our preschool program offers the best early education in the Indianapolis community. We understand the importance of maintaining open communication with all of our families and we have a variety of systems in place to ensure that parents are receiving information about our school and their children on a daily basis.

We run this school here in Indianapolis like everyone involved is an extension of our own families. We create a warm and welcoming environment and maintain an open-door policy for anyone who would like to talk. We plan a lot of events for everyone to participate in and work hard to ensure that families meet each other and develop strong relationships, as well.

Additional Information: PTQ Level 1;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 138
  • Age Range: Infant; Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Pest prevention
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-118
The facility has been infested with mice - there are mice droppings in classrooms and the kitchen currently. Learning Care Group has contracted with several pest prevention companies to try and eradicate the mice.
Caregivers shall use the diapering surface exclusively for diaper changing
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94(j)
A couple of toys sitting on waterproof paper on the diaper pad in the toddler room.
All items in the restroom must be sanitizable
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113(n)
Broom, dust pan, toys, boxes, packages of diapers, etc. being stored in toddler bathroom.
There shall be a soft sanitizable pad on the table with a clean strip of waterproof, disposable paper to cover the entire pad. Caregivers shall place a new, waterproof, paper strip on the pad after each diaper change
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94(n)
Diaper pad taped in several places in infant room and tape is coming off(needs to be replaced).
Infant Food Preparation and Storage
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-135
Some infant bottles not labeled with the time prepared.
Children of all ages shall not rest or sleep on the floor. Staff shall provide cots for all children that rest as follows: Cots shall be firm, portable, easily sanitized, in good repair, and have the underside of the sleeping surface off the floor
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-53(b)(1)
A child was asleep on the floor in the toddler room.
Infant/Toddler Sleeping
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-141
Cots not at least 3 feet apart during nap in the toddler room.
Staff, substitutes, and volunteer records
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-41
No physical exam in one staff file. No current TB test results in 3 staff files.
Within thirty (30) days of a childs enrollment, the childs health record shall contain the following: Current and complete record of immunization history showing month, day, and year of each immunization.
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-38(2)
No immunization record in one child's file. Three children's files without current immunization records.
The center shall properly install a hand washing sink in the kitchen. The center shall supply soap and disposable towels from a dispenser or an electric hand dryer by the sink
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116(p)
Paper towels not in the dispenser in the kitchen (sitting on top of dispenser).

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