Spark-a-Smart Daycare Ministry, LLC - Frederick MD Licensed Child Care Center

Ballenger Creek Pike , Frederick MD 21703
(301) 305-9385

About the Provider

Description: The basis for the philosophy of Spark-a-Smart is: We believe that each child is a unique special gift that should be joyfully inspired by the people and experiences around them. It is our role as teachers and family members to encourage them to blossom by giving each child an abundance of opportunity to experience learning in a loving, nurturing, secure and playful environment. We are passionate about working together with families and teachers to meet the developmental needs of each child by providing the best educational experience for each to reach their full potential to enhance the world of the future.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 160863
  • Capacity: 67
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 17 months, 18 months through 23 months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 15 years
  • Rate Range as low as $25 part time and up to $300 Full Time
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, English, Spanish
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
  • District Office: Region 12 - Frederick County Office
  • District Office Phone: (301) 696-9766 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2021-02-10 Full 13A.16.03.06A(2) Open
Findings: There are several staff who have left but OCC was not yet notified. Director will send a personnel list deleting these staff today.
2020-02-19 Mandatory Review 13A.16.03.07A Corrected
Findings: Director did send in a Change of Operation form on 2.17.20 to add infants to room 110. At the time of the inspection there were infants already in this room. Discussed with Director that changes cannot be made until they are approved by OCC. File will be submitted as soon as new personnel list, staffing pattern for room 110, and current insurance information is sent to OCC. Director will be notified when the change is approved.
2020-02-19 Mandatory Review 13A.16.03.06A(2) Corrected
Findings: Four staff have left and OCC was not notified. Personnel List was given at the time of the inspection.
2019-02-12 Full 13A.16.03.04G Corrected
Findings: There was a file that did not contain documentation of immunizations.
2019-02-12 Full 13A.16.03.05C Corrected
Findings: There were 6 files that did not contain the center's copy of the background checks for Maryland.
2019-02-12 Full 13A.16.06.12A(3) Corrected
Findings: There was a file that did not contain the 6 hours of continued training for an aide.

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