Sunset Academy - Longmont CO Child Care Center

711 S Sunset ST, Longmont CO 80501
(303) 651-6600
3 Reviews

About the Provider


Sunset Academy, a licensed childcare center, opened its doors in 1994 to service the Longmont community. We accept children from the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years of age. We provide a safe, warm, caring, educational environment giving your child the opportunity to grow and learn.

“A Loving Start” – those aren’t just words for everyone here at Sunset Academy. From the warm smiles of the Director and Teachers to the healthy home-cooked meals prepared in our on-site kitchen – we have created a positive, loving and educational environment for all children.

Additional Information:

At Sunset Academy, we pride ourselves in the quality and care we put into choosing and hiring our staff. Every person that comes in contact with our children is thoroughly background checked, and we meet with them several times during the interviewing process to make sure that all of the staff – most importantly the kids in our care – will love them!  All teachers are required to complete 20 hours per year of Continuing Education, be CPR and First Aid certified, and pass an CBI background check.

During the summer months, we offer a full-time Summer Day Camp. Daily excursions featuring swimming, skating, bowling, roller skating, museums, nature hikes and more. We take weekly trips to places such as the Denver Zoo, National Parks Museum of Nature & Science and much, much more.

Our adult/child ratio is a low 1 to 10. All vans are air-conditioned and equipped with seat belts providing comfortable transportation to and from all events. A mobile phone is provided for each van to provide communication when the need arises. Our counselors are trained in first aid and CPR. We conduct background checks on all counselors. Our on-site classrooms are available for rainy day activities.

Special sports/activities include:

Soccer with St. Vrain FC

Dance with a private teacher

Stretch and Grow exercise class

Unique and Educational Field Trips

Special Needs: Social Emotional Behaviors;Respiratory Illness;Diabetes;Seizure Disorders;Physical Delays/Limitations;Food/Dietary;Medical/Special Procedures;Cognitive Delays;Speech/Communication;Willing to Support.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 1698354
  • Capacity: 180
  • Age Range: Toddlers, Infants, Preschool
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Chinese, Tagalog, Hindi, Bengali
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Kindergarten, Part-Time
  • Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
  • Schools Served: ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1J School Distric
  • Current License Issue Date: Apr 25, 2017
  • District Office: Colorado Dept of Human Services - Division of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 303-866-5958 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Type Report Date Category Finding
Inspection 2019-12-03 Supervisory
Complaint 2019-08-13 Other Unfounded
Complaint 2019-08-13 Food/Nutrition Unfounded
Complaint 2019-08-13 Sleep/Napping Requirements Unfounded
Inspection 2019-01-09 Supervisory
Inspection 2018-06-22 Limited Supervisory
Inspection 2018-05-31 Limited Supervisory
Inspection 2018-05-09 Limited Supervisory
Inspection 2018-02-21 Supervisory
Complaint 2017-10-11 Discipline Unfounded
Complaint 2017-10-11 Other Allegations Unfounded

If you are a provider and you believe any information is incorrect, please contact us. We will research your concern and make corrections accordingly.


Mary May 16, 2014

Sunset Academy is NOT accreditated.

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Jane Nov 08, 2013

Totaly agree about the director. Owner not to sure of. Teachers are awesome!!! Only rated 4 star because of teacher staff!!!!!

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Tesnus Aug 13, 2013

Sunset Academy is a great school the staff members are great! They are always very professional and help each family with any needs they may have. The school holds events every year such as a Christmas Program, a Fall Festival, and an Easter Egg Hunt. The staff is always putting in many hours not only getting prepared for the events but working them as well. I appreciate their hard work. The Director of the center on the other hand is anything but professional. There are many times that parents and staff members have gone to talk to her and she is not there. During the events the I have mention above she seems stressed and makes inappropriate comments to the parents and treats her staff as if they are inferior slaves. I honestly do not know how some of them have stayed as long as they have but I am glad they do because I can't imagine my kids experience there with out them. It is because of the staff and other families that I have not left it is because of the Director I would like to leave.

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