Smaller Scholars Montessori Academy - Gilbert AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

1675 W Guadalupe Rd, GILBERT AZ 85233
(480) 630-2816

About the Provider

Description:

Smaller Scholars Montessori Academy, Gilbert is much more than just daycare. We offer infant, preschool, child care, and private kindergarten programs with a curriculum that prepares every student to thrive in the next step in their life. We provide parents peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a setting as nurturing as home. The classrooms are fully equipped with Montessori materials and are staffed by trained, certified, and experienced teachers who respect the needs of the children and are dedicated to making a positive difference.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 182
  • License Number: CDC-16907
  • Age Range: 6 weeks - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2017-11-02 2017-11-09 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation, review of facility documentation and information provided by the staff at the time of the complaint investigation, the Primary 1 classroom (4 year olds) had 6 children on the roster, however there were 2 children present in the activity area with a teacher and an additional 4 children outside with a teacher, but that teacher lacked a roster to account for the children outside.
2017-11-02 2017-11-09 article 5 R9-5-503.A.1.a.b.
Findings: Findings Based on Surveyor's observation and information provided by the staff at the time of the complaint investigation, the diaper changing surface in the Toddler's 1 room had empty bins sitting atop the surface.
2017-11-02 2017-11-09 article 5 R9-5-503.D.
Findings: Per allegation Based on Surveyor's observation, review of facility documentation and information provided by the staff at the time of the complaint investigation, diapers for children were being changed in the Primary 4 restroom and not in an approved diaper changing area.
2017-11-02 2017-11-09 Article 6 R9-5-601.4.
Findings: Per allegation Based on Surveyor's observation, review of facility documentation and information provided by the staff at the time of the complaint investigation, children were being changed in a restroom in the Primary 4 classroom that lacked an approved diaper changing area.
2017-05-16 2017-05-30 Article 2 R9-5-203.A. 1-2
Findings: After a review of 6 staff files, it was determined the following were lacking the CPS registry affidavit: Staff #1 (start date 4/6/2015) Staff #2 (start date 3/3/2017) Staff #3 (start date 2/21/2017) Staff #4 (start date 8/6/2015) Staff #5 (start date 3/6/2017) Staff #6 (start date 4/27/2015)
2017-05-16 2017-05-30 article 3 R9-5-301.F.1.2.
Findings: After a review of 6 staff files, it was determined the following were lacking: Staff #2 (start date 3/3/2017) had documentation of freedom from infectious active tuberculosis dated 3/5/2017; outside the required time frame. Staff #3 (start date 2/21/2017) had documentation of a chest X-ray dated 8/2/2016; outside the required time frame. Staff #4 (start date 8/6/2015) had documentation of freedom from infectious active tuberculosis dated 1/14/2017; outside the required time frame. Staff #5 (start date 3/16/2017) had documentation of freedom from infectious active tuberculosis dated 3/10/2017; outside the required time frame.
2017-05-16 2017-05-30 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: After a review of 15 Emergency, Information and Immunization Record cards, it was determined the following were lacking: Child #1....child's health care provider's name and phone number Child #2....date of enrollment and the father's information
2017-05-16 2017-05-30 article 3 R9-5-306.A.1.
Findings: After a review of the children's attendance records, it was determined the following were lacking: Child #3....was signed in and out on 5/4, 11, 15 & 16, 2017, but had no arrival or departure times. Child #4....had a departure time on 5/15/2017, but no signature.
2017-05-16 2017-05-30 article 4 R9-5-401.4.
Findings: After a review of 6 staff files, it was determined the following was lacking: Staff #3 (start date 2/21/2017) had documentation of education from a foreign country and there was no evaluation done to show the diploma was equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma
2017-05-16 2017-05-30 article 4 R9-5-403.B.1.
Findings: After a review of 6 staff files, it was determined the following was lacking: Staff #4 (start date 8/6/2015) had documentation of 8 hours of the required 18 hours of annual training for the 2015-2016 time frame.

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