Northeast Elementary Preschool - Pinetown NC Five Star Center License

21000 US HWY 264 EAST , PINETOWN NC 27865
(252) 943-6545

About the Provider

Description: It is our mission to encourage all students to participate in a learning environment that is: challenging, safe, respectful, and promotes student responsibility and accountability. All students are valuable and bring with them a variety of experiences that add dimension and perspective to the Northeast Learning Community. We believe that all students can excel and be productive 21st Century citizens when students, parents, staff and the community partner together to provide quality educational experiences.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 7000163
  • Capacity: 36
  • Age Range: 3 through 5
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-02-14 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-10-04 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-10-04 Violation 808 15A NCAC 18A .2832(a)
The outdoor premises were not clean, drained and free of litter and hazardous materials grass and other vegetation in a manner which does not encourage vermin. Grass is growing through the mulch of containment area. The bottom support of the shade structure has exposed rust.
2022-10-04 Violation 811 .0604(a)
Potentially hazardous items including but not limited to power tools, nails, chemicals, propane stoves, lawn mowers, gasoline, or kerosene were not stored in locked areas, removed from the premises, or made inaccessible to children. A paring knife was stored in an unlocked drawer of a teacher's desk in space #2. An aluminum foil box with a serrated edge was stored on top of an open shelf in space #2.
2022-10-04 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. Exposed outlets were observed in the cafeteria, hallway leading to the outdoor play space, and on a power strip in space #2.
2022-10-04 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. A canister of Clorox wipes was located on a teacher desk in space #2.
2022-10-04 Violation 898 .0604(e)
All electrical appliances were not used in accordance with the manufacturers instruction. Appliances with heating elements, such as bottle warmers, crock pots, curling irons, irons, coffee pots, and/or their cords were accessible to preschool-age children. A hot glue gun was stored on a chair behind the teacher desk in space #2.
2022-10-04 Violation 9995
A violation was found for which there is no item number. Five of the nine children observed during hand washing routines did not follow all the steps of the handwashing procedure outlined in Sanitation Rule 15A NCAC 18A .2803(c).
2022-10-04 Violation 9996
A violation was found for which there is no item number. Hand sanitizer was observed hanging from a child's bookbag; stored below five feet and not in accordance with Sanitation Rule 15A NCAC 18A .2820 (c).
2021-10-19 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-10-19 Violation 1882 .0803(6)(a-i); .0803(7)(a-g); .0803(8)(a-d)
Medication authorization, giving the caregiver standing authorization did not meet the specifications in rule. Two children in Space 2 did not have 6 month authorization to administer medication for chronic illness.
2021-10-19 Violation 106 10A NCAC 09 .0304(a)
Operator has not scheduled and obtained a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection. Operator did not submit the original approved report to DCDEE within one week of the inspection visit on a form provided by the Division. The fire inspection was conducted on 8/16/21. A copy of the fire inspection was provided to the childcare consultant on 10/19/21.
2021-10-19 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. The posted activity plan in Space 1 was dated October 11, 2021-October 15, 2021.
2021-10-19 Violation 524 .0510(d)(2)(A-C)
When children 3 years and older were in care, screen time was not used to stimulate a developmental domain; was not limited to 30 minutes a day and no more than a total of two and a half hours per week, per child; and/or was not documented on a cumulative log or the activity plan that is available for review. There were no screen time logs available in Space 1.
2021-10-19 Violation 808 15A NCAC 18A .2832(a)
The outdoor premises were not clean, drained and free of litter and hazardous materials grass and other vegetation in a manner which does not encourage vermin. Encroaching grass and an active fire ant bed was observed in the mulch surrounding the stationary outdoor climber/slide.

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