Montessori Learning School - Tucson AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

(520) 744-5115
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: The Montessori Learning School is an independent private school located at North West of Tucson, Arizona. The school offers challenging and rewarding academic programs for toddlers and pre-school children (ages 18 months to 6 years).

Our teaching approach is based on the Montessori Method, which help young children to develop within themselves a solid foundation for creative learning.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CDC-16815
  • Capacity: 59
  • Age Range: Ones; Twos; Three to Five; School-Age
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Feb 01, 2020
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 article 3 R9-5-302.A.1-18.
Findings: The parent handbook did not contain information regarding the facility's filed trip procedures and parental access to premises.
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 article 3 R9-5-303.B.
Findings: The capacity was not posted in Room C1.
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: -The emergency card for Child #1 did not contain the date of enrollment. -The emergency card for Child #2 did not contain the parent's name or signature. -The emergency card for Child #3 did not contain a second emergency contact, the name of the person to call first or the physician's name or telephone number.
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 article 3 R9-5-306.A.1.
Findings: The facility was having parent's sign the children in and out by using a QR code instead of physically signing them in and out.
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 article 5 R9-5-501.C.4.a-i.
Findings: The daily schedule was not posted in Room C5.
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 Article 5 R9-5-512.D.
Findings: A toilet in Room C5 contained feces.
2021-01-25 2021-01-28 Article 5 R9-5-514.C.1.a-e.
Findings: The most recent copy of the Recommended Accident, Evacuation, and Emergency Plan was updated April 2019.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 Article 2 R9-5-203.A. 1-2
Findings: a) Surveyor 2 reviewed two personnel files. The file for Staff 1 had an incomplete Criminal History Affidavit; both questions under #3 were left blank. b) The Direct Service Form for Staff 1 was not complete.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 Article 2 R9-5-203.E.
Findings: Based on review of the personnel files of Staff 1 and Staff 2, Surveyor 2 noted that there was no documentation of the submission of a request for their Central Registry Background Checks.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 article 3 R9-5-303
Findings: a) Surveyor 2 noted that a notice of the availability of facility inspection reports for public viewing at the facility premises was not posted.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 article 3 R9-5-306.A.1.
Findings: Surveyor 2 reviewed the children's attendance records and observed the following: a) Child 1 - was signed out on 1/14/20 with initials only. b) Child 2 - was not signed out on 1/17/20. c) Child 3 - was signed into the facility for a future date and time, 1/24/20. The inspection was conducted on 1/23/20.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 article 4 R9-5-403.A.1-17.
Findings: a) Staff 2 began employment on 4/1/14. There was no documentation of the new employee training in her personnel file. * cross reference R9-5-402.A.10.c
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 article 5 R9-5-502.C.1.m.n.
Findings: a) Surveyor 1 observed that the enrolled infant did not have infant feeding instructions.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 article 5 R9-5-503.A.3.4.
Findings: a) Surveyor 1 observed that the infant room did not have a container for soiled clothing. b) The soiled clothing container in the one/ two-year-old activity area did not have a liner. c) The soiled clothing container in the one/ two year old napping room did not have a lid nor a liner.
2020-01-23 2020-01-28 Article 5 R9-5-504.3.a-h.
Findings: a) Surveyor 1 observed a bottle with jingle bells, a small bowl with glass stones and another bowl with hazelnuts. All items were accessible to enrolled children. The items were placed in a choking tester cylinder to determine if they were too small; every item fit entirely within the cylinder. According to the label on the cylinder, it states "If the object fits entirely within the cylinder, it fails the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission test and may pose a choking hazard to children under 3 years of age."

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I have used this provider for more than 6 months

The school is okay. My child goes without complaining. However, there is definitely a communication problem with parents and teachers. When we address issues, they are so defensive instead of focusing on issues. They are not responsive.

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Lisa W Sep 07, 2017
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

This morning my 4-year-old son happily told me, “I want to go to school today! I just want to go to school!” This is not the first time he’s said that; he’ll even ask to go to school on the weekends! My son has been going to the Montessori Learning School for the past 3 years, and my infant daughter just started going the beginning of this year. I think the best thing about the Montessori Learning School is my kids are obviously happy with their warm and caring teachers; knowing my kids feel safe and secure makes it easier for me to leave them each day to go to work. Every morning my son walks straight into the classroom, puts his lunchbox in his cubby, and finds a “job” to do. When asked which job is his favorite, he said, “I think I like all things: sandpaper letters, stamps, movable alphabet, and paper.” He has such pride in everything he’s learning! My daughter reaches her arms out to her teacher every morning with a broad smile on her face. She is always so excited to be with her friends (teachers included!) and to get to explore her world through infant-appropriate Montessori activities. The Montessori Learning School is a fabulous environment for young child care and early learning! I highly, highly recommend this school!

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