Learning Tree Academy - Middletown DE Licensed Family Child Care

(302) 449-1711

About the Provider


Learning Tree Academy (LTA), an early childhood education facility, is a privately owned and operated independent school. Tony and Cassie Martina, husband and wife, opened the center back in June of 2003. This has always been a dream of Cassie’s to open a center that is focused on providing families with the highest quality of education along with the feeling of being one BIG family. Learning Tree Academy serves children from the age of six weeks to the age of twelve years old. Children are provided with engaging activities which offer a variety of hands on experiences geared to meet diverse learning styles of each individual. The teachers strive to provide each child with age appropriate exploration and student led activities.

Additional Information:

Financial Arrangements: Purchase of Care; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2015: 2 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.
2016: 3 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.
2017: 7 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.
2018: 2 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.; Stars Rating: Five Stars;

Regulated Services: Level II;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 9
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 12 years.
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Spanish
  • Type of Care: Level II
  • Transportation: To/From School
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: OCCL.DSCYF@state.de.us

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Inspection/Report History

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Cited Date Regulation Code Correction Status
2018-02-16 8F - License Renewal Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure complete application is submitted to Office of Child Care Licensing 60 days prior to license expiration date. This was corrected on 2/15/18 when the application was received.
2018-02-16 20F - Childrens Files Corrected
Corrective Action: Obtain a current health appraisal for one child.
2018-02-16 19F - Parent Communication Corrected
Corrective Action: Add description of household pet to the parent/guardian handbook.
2018-02-16 28F - Emergency Planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Complete a written emergency plan for the family child care home.
2017-03-08 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: All staff files must be complete. -Obtain reference letters for six staff people. -Obtain a health appraisal and TB results for one staff person. -Questions #19 and #20 must be answered on health appraisals of five staff people. -Obtain annual safe sleep form for one staff person. -Obtain annual review of abuse and neglect forms for two staff people.
2017-03-08 27N - Staff qualifications Corrected
Corrective Action: Send proof that DE First qualifications applications have been sent for three staff people.
2017-03-08 49N - Emergency planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Obtain an emergency water supply for 24 hours, for all children and staff.
2017-03-08 19N - Child files Corrected
Corrective Action: Child files must be complete. -Per Reg. #42- Obtain mat permissions for two children.
2017-03-08 36N - General safety practices Corrected
Corrective Action: Sand the broken area on the old picnic table.
2017-03-08 33N - Annual professional development plan Corrected
Corrective Action: Obtain an updated professional development plan for two staff people.

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