M.s.d.#21 - Murphy Head Start - Alfred F. Garcia S - Phoenix AZ CHILD CARE PUBLIC SCHOOL

1441 SOUTH 27TH AVENUE, PHOENIX AZ 85009
(602) 353-5110

About the Provider

Description: Vision We, the Alfred F. Garcia School Community, will ensure that all students will be empowered to face life’s challenges. This will be accomplished in a culture that emphasizes social responsibility and high levels of academic achievement. Mission This vision will be accomplished in a culture that emphasizes social responsibility and high levels of academic achievement.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 48
  • License Number: CDC-1228
  • Age Range: Three to Five;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • 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
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 article 3 R9-5-301.F.1.2.
Findings: Findings include: Based on a review of four staff files, two staff files lacked documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening test dated within one year prior to starting dates: Staff #1: Start date was 8/15/16, date of test read was 8/17/16. Staff #2: Start date was 7/30/17, date of test read was 8/1/15.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: Findings include: Based on a review of 12 Emergency, Information, and Immunization Record cards, the record card for child #1 lacked the name, address and telephone number for the second parent of the child.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation and an interview with staff, there was no roster available on the playground for Room 51 when the children were playing outside. Staff members stated that they did not take the roster book outside with them.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 article 4 R9-5-403.B.1.
Findings: Findings include: Based on a review of four staff files and an interview with staff, the file for staff #1 lacked documentation for 14.5 hours (of required 18) of annual training for 8/16-8/17. Office staff stated that last year some support staff were not able to attend all of the trainings.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 Article 5 R9-5-501.A.1.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation and interviews with staff, there were two uncovered trash containers containing pieces of toilet paper soiled with feces in two stalls of the Girls' Restroom accessible to enrolled preschool children. The director stated that they use the Girls' Restroom when they are outside on the playground.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 article 5 R9-5-501.A.12
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, the facility was not maintained free from hazards accessible to children in these areas: ROOM 51: There were areas of exposed raw pressed wood along the edges of the door for cupboard 26. ROOM 49: There were areas of exposed raw pressed wood along the edges of one cupboard door (3rd from sink) under the counter. The toilet seat in the restroom was very loose.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 article 5 R9-5-501.A.13.a.b.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, there were several small areas of missing vinyl exposing raw foam on the front of the arm of the blue couch in the reading area of Room 51.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 Article 5 R9-5-512.B.1.2.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, the facility was not maintained in a clean condition in this area: ROOM 51: There was a build up of dried dirty splatters on the front and top edges of the cupboard door under the sink of the counter. There was a build up of dirt and dirty smudges on the top edges of the baseboards on the walls of the restroom.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 Article 5 R9-5-512.C.2.a-c.
Findings: Findings include: Based on Surveyor's observation, floor coverings were not free from dampness and hazards in these areas: ROOM 51: There was an area (approximately 1' wide) on the floor under the toilet paper dispenser that was wet. GIRLS' RESTROOM: There was a broken tile exposing sharp edges and a hole (1" wide) at the edge of the tile floor next to the door threshold.
2018-03-19 2018-03-23 Article 5 R9-5-516.B.3.a-f.
Findings: Findings include: Based on a review of one medication, the permission form for child #2 lacked a start and end date of authorization.

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