Sandy Spring Friends School - Sandy Spring MD Letter of Compliance Facility

16923 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring MD 20860
(301) 774-7455

About the Provider

Description: Sandy Spring Friends School provides a welcoming and nurturing learning community with Friends testimonies and meeting for worship central to its life and vitality. A challenging academic curriculum, enriched arts program, inclusive athletics, and service opportunities promote intellectual excellence and strength of character. Recognizing the unique worth of each person, the School strives to develop individual talents and foster caring and effective citizens of the world.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 38
  • License Number: 101531
  • Age Range: 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Sherwood Elementary
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Inspection Type Regulations Status
2018-12-19 Routine 13A.17.03.06A(1) Open
Findings: OCC was not notified of a new employee who began working in September. Please submit all new hire paper work including criminal background check and release of information.
2018-12-19 Routine 13A.17.03.06A(2) Open
Findings: OCC was not notified about the last day of employment for one staff member. Please submit updated personnel list with full name of person and last date of employment.
2018-12-19 Routine 13A.17.11.03A Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist observed no evidence of a written hand washing procedure approved by the licensing agency posted at each sink used for washing hands. Corrected during the inspection.
2018-12-19 Routine 13A.17.12.04A(1) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist observed grapes stored uncovered and unlabeled inside the refrigerator. Corrected during time of inspection.
2018-01-31 Routine 13A.17.03.03B(4) Corrected
Findings: No evidence of emergency and disaster drill records between September 2016 and June 2017 (academic year). Submit written statement ensuring records will be maintained.
2018-01-31 Routine 13A.17.03.04A Corrected
Findings: Reviewed written records on the Magnus electronic system with the registered nurse. The system does not include all items on the Health Inventory form, including lead screening. LS did not review enrollment dates in the system. The nurse made a copy of the Health Inventory form and Emergency form during the inspection. Facility must modify the Magnus system or have the Health Inventory form and Emergency form completed for all children.
2018-01-31 Routine 13A.17.03.06A(1) Corrected
Findings: Reviewed substitute logs. Reviewed substitute names on the logs that are not the Personnel List. Submit written statement ensuring the OCC will be notified of staff changes within 5 working days and submit all required documentation per regulation.
2018-01-31 Routine 13A.17.03.07A Corrected
Findings: Facility confirmed that they use the Westview Dining Hall, Clifton Hall auditorium, Yarnall gymnasium, and the Lower School Modular Room 101 and Room 103 for the preschool program. LS observed Walbrooke 007 in use during inspection. Facility no longer uses 2A, 2B, and 4A. Submit Changes in Child Care Facilities form and fire marshal inspection report and/or permit with room approvals. An inspection to measure the new spaces/rooms will be required. Submit written statement ensuring that changes will not be implemented until written OCC approval is received, which results in a revised Letter of Compliance.
2018-01-31 Routine 13A.17.10.01A(3)(d) Corrected
Findings: No evidence of plan updated since September 2016. Submit written statement when plan has been updated.
2018-01-31 Routine 13A.17.10.01C Corrected
Findings: No evidence of posted emergency numbers. Post.

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