The 63rd Street Multicultural Academy - Philadelphia PA Child Care Center

5828 Market St SIDE ENTRANCE 2ND FL STE B, PHILADELPHIA PA 19139
(267) 977-2542

About the Provider

Description: The 63rd Street Multicultural Academy is a Child Care Center in PHILADELPHIA PA, with a maximum capacity of 101 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00143296
  • Capacity: 101
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 22
  • District Office Phone: (215) 382-4762 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed Staff #1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 file with no witness signature on disclosure form. Observed Staff #2 file with volunteer state police clearance. Observed Staff #5 file with no FBI clearance. Observed Staff #7,8,and 9 with no state police, child abuse or FBI clearance. Observed Staff #6, 7, 8 and 9 with no Mandated reporter training.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). LACKING REQUIRED HIRING DOCUMENTS: Facility Person # -- may not work in a child care position at the facility. A facility person's record shall include a copy of requests for the criminal history record and child abuse registry clearance information, a copy of the disclosure statement and a copy of the completed clearance information required under the CPSL. Facility Person #--- may not work in a child care position at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will have all staff complete new disclosure forms, All staff that are missing clearances will provide clearances and receipts and will not work in child care until doing so. In the future provider will get all clearance completed results of copy's of receipts before staff start date. Provider will also comply with CPSL at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.131(a)/3270.131(d)(5) - Within 60 days/Immunization record Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed no health assessments nor shot records for Children #1-10.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent of an enrolled child, including a child, a foster child and a relative of an operator or a facility person, to provide an initial health report no later than 60 days following the first day of attendance at the facility.A health report shall include a review of the child's immunized status according to recommendations of the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will require the parents of all enrolled children, including a child, a foster child and a relative of an operator or a facility person, to provide an initial health report that includes a review of the child's immunized status.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.151(a)/3270.151(c)(2) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter/Mantoux TB Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed Staff # 3, 6,7,8,9 file without updated health assessment.

Correction Required: A facility person providing direct care who comes into contact with the children or who works with food preparation shall have a health assessment conducted within 12 months prior to providing initial service in a child care setting and every 24 months thereafter. A health assessment is valid for 24 months following the date of signature, if the person does not contract a communicable disease or develop a medical problem.An adult health assessment must include tuberculosis screening by the Mantoux method at initial employment. Subsequent tuberculosis screening is not required unless directed by a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will have all staff listed get an updated health assessment. In the future provider will have all staff health assessment conducted within 12 months prior to providing initial service in a child care setting and every 24 months thereafter.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.192(1)/3270.192(2)(i) - Name, address, and phone/Age Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed Staff #4 and 5 file with no verification of name, address, or age.

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include the name, address and telephone number of the facility person.A facility person's record shall include verification of age.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will make copy of staff state issued ID and put in file. In the future provider will keep copy of ID in file at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.31(a) - Volunteer - 16 yrs. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 7/8/19 observed provider referring to children ages 13-15 as (CIT/Junior workers). Provider treated these children as staff personnel. On 7/12/19 observed volunteer age 17 and CIT age 14 alone and unsupervised in classroom #25.

Correction Required: A volunteer shall be 16 years of age or older and shall be directly supervised at all times.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All Volunteers will be age 16 or older. Provider will have all volunteers supervised at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed Staff # 2, 3, 6, 7,8,9 file without annual 6 hours of training.

Correction Required: A staff person shall obtain an annual minimum of 6 clock hours of child care training.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will have Staff listed above complete 6 hours of training. In the future provider will have all staff complete 6 hours of training annually.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.52 - Mixed Age Level Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 7/8/19 visit observed 12 children with one staff person with the youngest child being 1 in room 25. Also observed 12 children youngest age 4 to one staff person in room 20.

Correction Required: When children are grouped in mixed age levels, the age of the youngest child in the group determines the staff:child ratio and maximum group size in accordance with the requirements in 3270.51 (relating to similar age level).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will follow all ratio requirements in 3270.51at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.69(b) - 110 F or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed water in boys bathroom and in girls bathroom at 120 degrees.

Correction Required: Hot water temperature, in areas accessible to children, may not exceed 110 F.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will contact building manager and have water temperature turned down. In the future provider will keep water temperature at 110 or lower.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.75(a) - In child care spaces Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child care space classes 17, 18, and 20 with no first aid kit.

Correction Required: A first-aid kit shall be in a child care space.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will have first aid kit placed in all child care spaces. In the future provider will keep a first aid kit in all child care spaces at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.75(c) - Has all items Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed first aid kit in Class #25 without tweezers.

Correction Required: A first-aid kit must contain the following: soap, an assortment of adhesive bandages, sterile gauze pads, tweezers, tape, scissors and disposable, nonporous gloves.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will add tweezers to first aid kit. In the future provider will do a weekly check of all first aid kits to ensure all required items are there.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.76 - Building Surfaces Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed torn rug in room 17 and 20.

Correction Required: Floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces, including the facility's outdoor play space surfaces shall be kept clean, in good repair and free from visible hazards.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will repair all rugs to eliminate visible hazards. In the future provider will do weekly checks of all classrooms for visible hazards.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.82(j) - Running water - diapering Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed changing station in room 25 with no source of running water present.

Correction Required: A source of running water for handwashing shall be present in infant and toddler diapering areas. If the running water does not flow directly into a drain that is connected to a sewage system, a receptacle shall be provided to contain the water used for washing. The receptacle shall be emptied into an approved sewage system at least once a day.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will relocate changing table to be near a source of running water at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.94(e) - Change locations of fire Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed fire drill log with same hypothetical location for all drills.

Correction Required: Hypothetical locations of the fire shall be changed for each drill.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will change hypothetical location for each fire drill. in the future provider will ensure fire drills are being practiced from different locations.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.94(f) - Post evacuation routes Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed all child care spaces with evacuation routes not posted.

Correction Required: Evacuation routes shall be posted.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will post evacuation routes in all child care spaces. In the future provider will have evacuation routes posted at all times.
2019-07-08 Renewal 3270.101(c)(6) - Large muscle development Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed play space 1a and 1b not set up as play space with toys.

Correction Required: Play equipment and materials shall include toys and equipment for large muscle development.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will set up play space. In the future provider will leave play space set up with toys at all times.

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