Sandy Ridge Elementary After School - Waxhaw NC Five Star Center License

(704) 290-1676

About the Provider

Description: The Mission of Sandy Ridge Elementary School is to provide a positive, interactive and nurturing environment where the teacher’s role is to facilitate learning, empowering the student to be accountable for their own actions. Through active collaboration and partnership with parents, community, and other professionals, we will differentiate instruction to meet the needs of each individual student. Students will be expected to reach their highest potential as they are given the tools and strategies to become a good citizen and lifelong learner.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 90000291
  • Capacity: 125
  • Age Range: 5 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • 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
2024-04-09 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2024-04-09 Violation 1757 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & (d) & .2703(e)
A valid qualification letter was not on file and available to review at the facility. A provisional qualifying letter was on file for staff member G.C. which had expired on 4/1/24. A permanent qualifying letter was completed with the five (5) year expiration date of 2/2029 on 3/28/2024. The letter was not in G.C.'s on-site file or off-site at the main office, therefore it was not available for review.
2024-04-09 Violation 9995
A violation was found for which there is no item number. 15A NCAC 18A .2806 FOOD STORAGE AND PROTECTION.(j) The following shall apply to refrigerated storage of food: (1) Refrigeration equipment shall be provided in such number and of such capacity to ensure the maintenance of potentially hazardous food at the required temperatures during storage. Each refrigerator shall be provided with a numerically scaled indicating thermometer that is accurate to ± 3 degrees Fahrenheit and located to measure the air temperature in the warmest part of the refrigerator. Recording thermometers that are accurate to ± 3 degrees Fahrenheit may be used in lieu of indicating thermometers. There was no thermometer in the cold storage that contained milk.
2023-09-12 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-05-18 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-05-18 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. The bottles of Sanitizer and Disinfectant, which is labeled 'keep out of reach of children' without any other warnings, was not kept inaccessible to children when it was not in use. The product was kept on a shelf that was not at least 5 feet above minimum vertical distance of the finished floor.
2022-09-13 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-11-18 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-11-18 Violation 705 .0601(c)
Equipment and furnishings were not sturdy, stable and free of hazards. The equipment on both playgrounds had areas of peeling paint and rusty swing chains.
2021-03-03 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-03-03 Violation 319 .0713(a)(10), (c) & (f)(3); .2818(e)
Staff/child ratio applicable to a classroom was not posted in programs with a two to five star license and/or in each classroom in a center located in a residence. The required information was not posted in two spaces used by the children enrolled in the after school program.
2021-03-03 Violation 125 10A NCAC 09 .0302(d)(4)
Daily records of arrival and departure times for children enrolled at the center were not maintained and available for review. The times of arrival for all children were not documented.
2019-11-26 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2019-11-26 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 last documented fire inspection was conducted on 11/19/18, more than 12 months prior to today's visit.

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