Ozark Adventist School - Gentry AR Child Care Center

21150 Dawn Hill East, Gentry AR 72734
(479) 736-8592

About the Provider

Description: At Ozark Adventist School students aspire to excellence spiritually, mentally, and physically. We actively strive for success of all students, races, backgrounds, and religions. Students are encouraged to reach beyond basic knowledge, to embrace and value learning as a life skill, with Seventh-day Adventist values as inspiration for a personal relationship with Jesus, reflected by a commitment to service.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 12
  • License Number: 28997
  • Age Range: Preschool
  • Rate Range Preschool 30 to 72 Months $12.50 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $20.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Preschool
  • District Office: 900 Southeast 13th Ct., Bentonville AR-72712
  • District Office Phone: (479) 273-9011 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Candace Gonzales (Candace.Gonzales@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2018-04-24 Facility Visit 100.109.4.The statewide Child Maltreatment "Hot Line" and the Child Care Licensing Central Office number shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the child care facility. The "Hot Line" number is 1-800-482-5964 and the Licensing Central Office number is (501) 682-8590 or toll free 1-800-445-3316.
900.902.17.All soccer goals shall be commercially manufactured and installed and anchored according to manufacturers guidelines.
900.909.2.Swings require use zones and protective surfacing regardless of height.
2017-12-14 Facility Visit 100.109.1.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. A check or money order for $10.00 made out to Department of Human Services (DHS) must be attached to each form.Staff members and applicants for At application or within 10 days of hire/start date and every two years thereafter employment in a child care facility
100.110.1.a.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal record check, to be conducted by the FBI, which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of a nationwide check. Each request must be accompanied by a check or money order made out to the Arkansas State Police) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Each applicant to own or operate a child Initial application only care facility
100.110.2.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through Criminal Records check (which includes the Arkansas Sexual Offender Registry) conducted by the Arkansas State Police.Staff and applicants for employment in a child care facility Within 10 days of hire/start date and every 5 years thereafter
1100.1101.27.Children shall be protected from overexposure to the sun. Sunscreen shall be used if needed and as directed by the parent. Suntan lotions and/or sunscreens used for infants/toddlers and preschool children shall be kept out of the childrens reach and shall be administered only with written parental permission. School age children may apply sunscreen to themselves with supervision. Blanket permission may be obtained annually.
1200.1201.6.b.Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced as follows:Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced on separate days and at different times of the day.
200.201.4.Parents shall be informed in writing upon enrollment of their child that children may be subject to interviews by licensing staff, child maltreatment investigators and/or law enforcement officials for the purpose of determining licensing compliance or for investigative purposes. Child interviews do not require parental notice or consent.
200.201.5.The facility shall provide a copy of the Kindergarten Readiness Skills Calendar or Checklist, prepared by the Arkansas Department of Education (copies can be requested online, by phone, or by mail from the DHS DCCECE Program Support Unit), to the parents of all three and four year old children enrolled. (Act 825 of 2003) A statement, signed by the parent, that they have received a copy of the list shall be maintained in the childs record.
600.601.2.Licensing compliance forms (DCC-521) shall be available at the facility for 3 years. The facility shall advise parents in writing that the compliance forms are available for review upon request.
600.603.1.c.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Employment related information for previous six (6) years, with written documentation of verification of employment and reference checks
600.603.1.f.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Documented training or continuing education; i.e., orientation, in-service training, and workshop documentation, which shall include title of workshop, presenter, hours of training and date
600.603.1.g.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Initiation of Criminal Record Checks and Central Registry Checks and the results obtained when received
600.603.1.j.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Documentation of new employee evaluations.
600.604.1.c.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:Name, address and telephone of childs physician or emergency care facility.
2017-12-13 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2017-04-11 Facility Visit 1200.1201.8.g.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:Battery powered radio and extra batteries
2016-09-27 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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