The Garvey School - Bronx NY School-Age Child Care

4120 Hutchinson River Parkway E, Bronx NY 10475
(718) 708-5885
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: The Garvey School is a private, co-educational PK-8 school, which utilizes both traditional and progressive teaching strategies. The Garvey School prides itself on its ability to provide a nurturing and supportive environment where students are encouraged to take intellectual risks. At Garvey, we believe that true learning occurs when students actively participate in the process of discovering. Students are exposed to inquiry-based learning where every question is treated as a valid entry point to a larger discourse.

Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Initial License Date: 6/30/2011;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 129
  • License Number: 651624
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Bronx 11 School District
  • District Office: New York City Dept. of Health - Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (347) 854-1971 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2016-12-07 414.10(b)(2)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: an inquiry will be made to determine whether such person is the subject of an indicated report of child abuse or maltreatment on file with the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, and
2016-12-07 414.11(b)(1) Corrected
Brief Description: Staff and volunteers must each submit a medical statement on forms furnished by the Office or an approved equivalent from a health care provider:
2016-12-07 414.11(b)(6) Corrected
Brief Description: The initial medical statement for staff and volunteers must include the results of a Mantoux tuberculin test or other federally approved tuberculin test performed within the 12 months preceding the date of the application.
2016-12-07 414.14(k) Corrected
Brief Description: All day care programs must have at least one staff person who holds a valid certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid on the premise of the child care program during the program's operating hours.
2016-11-03 413.4(d)(3) Corrected
Brief Description: Every licensee and registrant shall obtain fingerprint images, for each prospective employee or volunteer of the child day care program and any person age eighteen or over who will be residing on the premises of the group family day care home or family day care home.
2016-11-03 414.3(l)(2) Corrected
Brief Description: Buildings, systems and equipment must be kept in good repair and operate as designed.
2016-11-03 414.10(b)(1)(ii) Corrected
Brief Description: School-age child care programs must check the register of substantiated category one cases of abuse or neglect maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs per Section 495 of the Social Services Law before determining whether to hire or otherwise allow any person as an employee, administrator, consultant intern, volunteer or contractor who will have the potential for regular and substantial contact with children cared for by the center.
2016-11-03 414.10(b)(2)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: an inquiry will be made to determine whether such person is the subject of an indicated report of child abuse or maltreatment on file with the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, and
2016-11-03 414.11(b)(1) Corrected
Brief Description: Staff and volunteers must each submit a medical statement on forms furnished by the Office or an approved equivalent from a health care provider:
2016-11-03 414.11(b)(6) Corrected
Brief Description: The initial medical statement for staff and volunteers must include the results of a Mantoux tuberculin test or other federally approved tuberculin test performed within the 12 months preceding the date of the application.

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Reviews

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disgustedbythegarveyschool Nov 05, 2016
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

where do i start, If zero were possible i would have given them that. In short this school is thee! wort that i have witnessed by far. "j**e" who seems to own/"pretend to run" the place stole $600.00 from me without rendering any services (more than my sons 3 day stay due to a great misrepresentation, lack of commun. and overall sneaky and dishonest appearance and actions ( all of which included a 140 book fee of which NO books or materials were received) i took my child out before he could endure any further obvious distress. I went down in person to fix the problem and demand my money back and lets just say .. im still waiting for her call back..from 2 months ago. Just to clarify, i did give them 2 checks on day one.. told them on day 2 not to cash them and on day 3 they cashed them behind my back because they were obviously afraid of losing the opportunity to rip me off. thats what actually set me over the top causing me to remove my child.. despite the complete mess the school was in.. actually that just put the icing on the cake
Basic pointers of disgust from his school:
1.teachers/parent meet and greet wasn't planned until about a month after school started which made no sense to me ( lack of organization!!!)
2.first day of school the classrooms were overrun by horse flies not to mention the garbage bags full of god knows what!!, that made them feel very welcome.
3.day one after getting home my child used the bathroom washed his hands and started scrubbing the sink.......wait for it..... for 15 minutes non stop. (now , the only reason i knew he was scrubbing for 15 min is because i left him in there to have a conversation just outside the bathroom and when i looked in on him he was still at the sink) i mean the piping underneath and everything and would not stop!.. i asked what he was doing and why (could not pull this kid away from it).. my 4yo tells me that "the teacher said he has to make sure its clean, shes going to be very proud if me when its nice and clean". this was not pretend play!!! (as she so calmly assured me... it was just plain SCARY) my kid has a pretend kitchen set at home and he NEVER scrubs my bathroom sink!
i could go on for days .. and frankly i don't have the time or typing space.. please save yourself from being robbed/ lied to and your children from the abuse. This is america and that's just not how you do things here. Heed the warning.. I'm sorry i didn't listen when i was told to go the the lutheran school by morris and williamsbridge, instead i was looking for convenience. but if you want a real school for half the price, lutheran is the school to go to .. and please check their history. since i was a kid their reputation has never been tarnished. Best wishes on your choice.

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