Stepping Stones Academy, Llc - Mooresville NC Five Star Center License

203 SINGLETON ROAD , MOORESVILLE NC 28117
(704) 799-1500
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: It is the purpose of Stepping Stones Academy to provide quality education that affords each and every child the opportunity to develop and explore his/her full potential, both in their present lives and in preparation for continuing education. Our goal is the education of the whole child in physical, emotional, cognitive, creative and social skills. Our method is to develop a mentally appropriate curriculum that encourages risk-taking, exploration, discovery and problem solving through play. Here, creativity is valued, positive attitudes encouraged and a broad spectrum of values are taught.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 49000560
  • Capacity: 193
  • Age Range: 0 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
2023-08-02 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-08-02 Violation 808 15A NCAC 18A .2832(a)
The outdoor premises were not clean, drained and free of litter and hazardous materials grass and other vegetation in a manner which does not encourage vermin. I observed that toys were scattered on the playground and not kept in containers for storage. I observed holes in the turf around the trees that may hold water and could harbor vermin.
2023-07-06 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-07-06 Violation 620 15A NCAC 18A .2825(a)
All walls and ceilings including doors and windows were not kept clean and in good repair. Walls in all classrooms need to be repaired and painted.
2023-01-04 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-01-04 Violation 606 15A NCAC 18A .2818(b) & (d)
Running water, soap and individual sanitary towels, or other approved hand-drying devices were not supplied at each lavatory. Soap was not in available in the lavatory of the Pre-school 1 classroom.
2023-01-04 Violation 620 15A NCAC 18A .2825(a)
All walls and ceilings including doors and windows were not kept clean and in good repair. Wall in the Pre-school 2 classroom paint was peeling and wall was not in good repair.
2023-01-04 Violation 805 .0604(t); .0302(d)(5)
Fire drills were not practiced monthly and/or the drill record was incomplete. Fire drill has not been conducted monthly. Last fire drill recorded on emergency drill log was dated 10/13/2022. Drill was conducted today as requested by consultant.
2023-01-04 Violation 847 10A NCAC 09 .0803(4)(6-9)
Parent's medication authorization did not include required information. Medication forms in spaces Infant 2, 2year old space, and toddler 2, did not have the amount of medication (cream) to be applied on form.
2023-01-04 Violation 859 .0605(q)
Monthly playground inspections were not completed and/or they were not completed by an individual trained in playground safety requirements. Playground inspection was not in records for the month of December.
2023-01-04 Violation 1048 .1102(c)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in First Aid appropriate to the age of children in care. Verification of staff completion of First Aid training from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. Staff JW and AG did not complete First Aid in the required 90 days of hire.
2023-01-04 Violation 1049 .1102(d)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in CPR training appropriate to the age of the children in care. Verification of staff completion of the CPR course from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. Staff JW and AG did not complete CPR in the required 90 days of hire.
2023-01-04 Violation 1321 GS110-91(1)
Medical exam or health assessment record was not on file before or within 30 days after admission. Medical exam was not on file for child (CA).
2022-02-09 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-02-09 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. Five staff members did not complete Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment.

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Reviews

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Kathryn C Aug 23, 2012

We really like stepping stones.  It is one of the best in Mooresville.  Play-based curriculum.  Clean facilities.  Educated teachers.  Great, healthy lunches and snacks served.  Good hours available.  If you are looking for a good quality daycare center at affordable prices, this is your place!

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Zephyr_45 Aug 21, 2012

Overall, clean facility and great teachers. However, I really question some administrative decisions. My son's teacher was planning on moving to a new school. Rather than have her train the incoming teacher (get her up to speed on the children's development to create a smooth transition) they abruptly cut her two week notice short. Parents got a vague letter with a lot of spin,; after the fact. The longterm substitute didn't even know if my child was potty trained yet. Obviously as a parent, I am not privy to all information. However, from my perspective the children were an afterthought. Very disappointed. (my child will now have four different teachers in the span of two weeks. Dont underestimate these kids and the level of bonding they are capable of) read less

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