Little Lukes - East Syracuse NY Day Care Center

5820 Heritage Landing Drive, East Syracuse NY 13057
(315) 701-1107
1 Review

About the Provider


Our Mission: To serve the changing needs of the community and exceed expectations of our families.

Take a photograph of a typical day at Little Lukes and you will notice smiling faces of young children! You’ll observe children playing with games, learning, singing, reading and sharing, talking and giggling. You’ll see fun with paint, blocks, books and crayons. You’ll see babies and children crawling, walking and running.

You will see a stimulating, creative and fun environment. You will also notice a great deal of learning occurring.

The skills and knowledge your child will learn today play a major role in determining who they’ll be tomorrow. At Little Lukes, we understand the significance of your choice and offer you the information to help you make an informed, confident decision. We find joy working with children and can’t wait to tell you more about the programs and services available to your child.

Little Lukes is the leading childcare center in Syracuse and Oswego area, offering preschool for children ages 3 years to 5 years. Convenient locations include East Syracuse / Dewitt, Baldwinsville / Radisson, Oswego, Fulton, and Pulaski.

To ensure that young children learn social and pre-academic skills necessary for success in school, Little Lukes has a staff of credentialed educators that develop and utilize programs and curriculums for preschool children as they prepare for kindergarten. You can rest assured that your child is mastering important skills by being exposed to curricular activities carefully selected by our professional team of highly qualified educators.

Take a tour and learn more today! Call or visit the website to schedule a tour.



Additional Information:

This facility is authorized to administer medications;Initial License Date: 11/3/2006;

There has been enforcement actions since 2003;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 272889
  • Capacity: 116
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 116;Infants: 16;Toddlers: 10;Preschool: 72;School age: 18;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Schools Served: Jamesville-Dewitt School District
  • Current License Issue Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Current License Expiration Date: Nov 02, 2022
  • 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

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.

Date Regulation Status
2019-03-15 418-1.5(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.
2019-03-15 418-1.11(i)(2) Corrected
Brief Description: Staff and volunteers must ensure that children thoroughly wash their hands or assist children with thoroughly washing their hands with soap and running water when they are dirty, after toileting, before and after food handling or eating, after handling pets or other animals, after contact with any bodily secretion or fluid, and after coming in from outdoors.
2019-01-29 418-1.13(b)(4) Corrected
Brief Description: the information necessary to determine whether the applicant is the subject of an indicated report of child abuse and maltreatment as required by section 418-1.10(b)(1)(i) of this Subpart.
2019-01-29 418-1.14(b) Corrected
Brief Description: Each director and each staff person must complete a minimum of thirty (30) hours of training every two years. Such training requirements shall also apply to any volunteer in such program who has the potential for regular and substantial contact with children.
2019-01-29 418-1.14(n) Corrected
Brief Description: Every director, teacher, and volunteer with the potential for regular and substantial contact with children in care must complete Office-approved training that complies with the federal minimum health and safety pre-service or three-month orientation period training requirements.
2019-01-18 418-1.5(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.
2018-12-19 418-1.15(c)(33) Corrected
Brief Description: documentation from the local government authority having jurisdiction for determining compliance with the Fire and Building Code of New York State showing that the facility has been inspected and approved once every 12 months during the current license period for compliance with the applicable fire safety provisions of the Fire and Building Code of New York State;
2018-11-28 418-1.11(i)(18)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: Toilet facilities must be kept clean at all times, and must be supplied with toilet paper, soap and towels accessible to the children.
2018-11-28 418-1.11(i)(18)(v) Corrected
Brief Description: When disposable diapers are used, soiled diapers must be disposed of immediately into an outside trash disposal, or placed in a tightly covered plastic-lined trash can inaccessible to children until outdoor disposal is possible.
2018-11-19 418-1.10(c) Corrected
Brief Description: In accordance with the provisions of Sections 413 and 415 of the Social Services Law, child day care center staff must report any suspected incidents of child abuse or maltreatment concerning a child receiving child day care to the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, or cause such a report to be made, when such staff have reasonable cause to suspect that a child coming before them in their capacity as child day care center workers is an abused or maltreated child. This must be done in the following manner:

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momof4 Apr 19, 2018
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

My daughter has been at Little Lukes since 6 weeks old, and looks forward to every school day. I love the energy of the staff and the variety of ways she learns each day. She loves Mr. Len & his guitar, and the yoga!

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