The Goddard School In Wilmington - Wilmington DE Licensed Child Care Center

(302) 651-7995

About the Provider

Description: THE GODDARD SCHOOL IN WILMINGTON is a Licensed Child Care Center in WILMINGTON DE, with a maximum capacity of 156 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 6 weeks through 5 years.. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Stars Rating: Five Stars; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2017: 4 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 156
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 5 years.
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor:

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Inspection/Report History

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Cited Date Regulation Code Correction Status
2018-04-10 16N - Records Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure staff are appropriately documenting their own and the children’s attendance accurately so that written and electronic records match and accurately reflect the staff and children present in any given room at any given time. Forward verification of review/training with staff.
2017-11-29 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Staff files need the following: references for three staff members, TB assessment for one staff member, #20 on the adult health appraisal answered for a staff member, and a declaration waiver for a staff member.
2017-11-29 30N - Ratios, group size, and supervision Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure classrooms maintain appropriate staff-to-child ratios and maximum group sizes at all times. The two- and three-year-old morning drop off room was found to be over ratio and maximum group size on November 13 and 14, 2017.
2017-11-29 36N - General safety practices Corrected
Corrective Action: The center is to maintain all areas of the center in a clean, safe condition free from hazards to children. A child found a pill on his nap mat and tried to consume it. The child spit it out, the parents were contacted, and there was no adverse reaction by the child.
2017-11-29 64N - Feeding of Infants Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure infant feeding schedules are updated monthly.
2017-11-29 65N - Positive behavior management Corrected
Corrective Action: Post positive behavior management policy.
2017-11-29 66N - Program goals and planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure weekly food/healthy habit activities are practiced and documented.
2017-11-29 63N - Food, water, and nutrition Corrected
Corrective Action: Post menu.
2017-11-29 67N - Documenting childrens progress Corrected
Corrective Action: One child needs a toddler development plan.
2017-10-29 30N - Ratios, group size, and supervision Corrected
Corrective Action: Direct supervision is to be provided for all children in care and at all times. A child was left unsupervised in a classroom for approximately 2 minutes. The child was found by another parent. The staff members employment was terminated and the childs parents were notified. Staff are to review policies and procedures regarding supervision and attendance. Forward a copy of the training topics and staff attendance.

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