Saint Andrew's Preschool & Kindergarten - New Providence NJ Regular Child Care Center

419 S STREET , NEW PROVIDENCE NJ 07974
(908) 464-4878

About the Provider

Description: Saint Andrew's Preschool & Kindergarten is a Regular Child Care Center in NEW PROVIDENCE NJ, with a maximum capacity of 89 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 20SAI0002
  • Capacity: 89
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Nov 08, 2025
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Drinking Water Testing Checklist and Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-6.6(f)
The center shall secure and maintain on file each staff member's signature, attesting to receipt of the policy on the disciplining of children by staff members.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff signatures attesting to the receipt of the center's discipline policy are maintained on file.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-7.6(a)(2)
The center shall take immediate necessary action to protect the child from further harm and shall immediately notify the child's parent(s) when a child sustains a head or facial injury, including when a child bumps his or her head.

Violation Observed: Ensure that parents are notified immediately when a child sustains a head or facial injury, including when a child bumps his or her head.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-7.6(e)(1)
The center shall develop and follow a written policy for parental notification if a method other than a telephone call is used at the center for parental notification. The center shall distribute a copy of this policy to the parent of each enrolled child and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s signature attesting to receipt of this policy.

Violation Observed: Maintain on file the signatures of staff and parents acknowledging receipt of the Method of Notification policy.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes and maintains on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by OOL. Ensure staff sign proof of receipt for all the required policies.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-4.8(b)
Orientation training as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(a) may be included for six of the required hours of staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(c) and (d).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff complete orientation training which may be included for six of the required annual training hours.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.3(o)(2)
First aid requirements are as follows: the first aid and CPR training shall include a hands-on training component in addition to any online training coursework.

Violation Observed: Ensure that first aid and CPR training includes a hands-on component in addition to any online training.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(ii)
The director shall have the authority and responsibility for the implementation of policies and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the center, including maintenance of children's daily attendance records, including the daily time of arrival and departure.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center maintains daily time sheets for the children that indicate the children's arrival and departure times.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-7.3(a)(2)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: for each child not enrolled in a public or private school, upon admission, the center shall maintain on file at the center a Universal Child Health Record (Department of Health Form CH-14) or its equivalent, updated annually, along with an immunization record, and a special care plan, if applicable. A 30-day grace period is permitted in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.5(e)

Violation Observed: Ensure that a Universal Health Record is completed upon enrollment and updated annually, including the immunization records and special care plans as required.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.6(b)
Doors in all interior rooms designated for use by children shall remain unlocked.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the children cannot lock themselves in the bathrooms throughout both buildings.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.3(b)(1)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the building, land, walkways, and outdoor play area shall be free from hazards to the health, safety or well-being of the children.

Violation Observed: Fill in the big hole next to the tree on the Parish Hall playground.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.3(b)(7)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11.

Violation Observed: Provide and maintain the resilient surfacing at the end of the slide to prevent a tripping hazard from the tree roots.
2022-08-18 2023-05-02 3A:52-5.3(q)(1)(ii)
Space and room requirements are as follows: all space and rooms within the center to be used by children shall be inspected and approved by the Office of Licensing prior to their use. In making its determination, the Office of Licensing shall consider whether the space is too far removed, remote, or isolated from other areas of the center to be used by children. rooms or areas of the center that are not Office of Licensing-approved for use by children shall be made inaccessible to children.

Violation Observed: Submit a decrease for rooms 1, 2 and 3 from the Carriage House and that it will no longer be used as licensed space.
2022-08-18 2022-10-11 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff complete a CHRI background check as required for the center's license renewal.( Missing 4 staff).
2021-12-14 2021-12-23 3A:52-5.3(b)(7)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11.

Violation Observed: Provide and maintain the resilient surfacing and use zones under all play equipment as required. Provide a MOU to OOL indicating that the Parish Hall playground will not be used until the resilient surfacing is replenished and the playground is approved by OOL. Ensure children use the enclosed play space next to the playground for daily outdoor activities.

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