The Hills School And Atelier - Phoenix AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

(602) 952-2616
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: There’s one more element that drives us: Joy. We share with other Reggio-inpired schools the goal of “Nothing Without Joy!”. When children learn with a spirit of joyfulness and make authentic connections to nature, art, music, literature, science, global awareness, numbers, animals, ethics and emotions – and do so with people who love them – well, the sky’s the limit!

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 59
  • License Number: CDC-0669
  • Age Range: Ones; Twos; Three to Five;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2018-02-28 2018-03-05 Article 6 R9-5-605.B.9.
Findings: The Surveyor observed an unmounted fan in use that was placed on a shelf in room #5.
2018-02-28 2018-03-05 Article 6 R9-5-605.B.6.
Findings: The Surveyor observed 4 unused electrical outlets that were not covered with a safety plug cover or insert on a strip cord in Room #6.
2018-02-28 2018-03-05 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: The Surveyor observed a 12 inch long section of sprinkler pipe was sticking out 6 inches above the sand in the North East corner of the playground by the play structure.
2017-03-24 2017-03-24 Article 6 R9-5-603.E.1.2.
Findings: During an inspection of the outdoor activity area, the Surveyor observed the following: 1)The sand measured less than 1 of the required 6 inches at the bases of the slides and was hard and compacted; and 2) Less than 3 of the required 6 inches in areas under the swings.
2017-03-24 2017-03-24 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: During an inspection of the outdoor activity area, the Surveyor observed that the concrete footings for 3 of the posts were exposed above the sand.
2016-04-27 2016-04-27 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.C.1-3.
Findings: The file for staff #2 contained documentation of an incomplete criminal history affidavit. Question #3 was not answered.
2016-04-27 2016-04-27 Article 6 R9-5-603.E.1.2.
Findings: During an inspection of the outdoor activity area, the Surveyor observed that the sand measured less than 3 of the required 6 inches under the climbing structure.
2016-04-27 2016-04-27 article 4 R9-5-404.A.
Findings: When the Surveyor, the Director and the Assistant Director were passing through room #6, the Surveyor observed 2 children entering the toilet room that is located in the room. Room #6 was not in use at that time. The Director stated that the children came from room #2 to use the toilet room. The ratio observed by the Surveyor was 0:2.

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Kupkake73 May 12, 2016
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I am really dissapointed in this place,,and am rather shocked how they handle things and situations. The one thing that stands out is the only way you can pay them each month is to give them your bank info and they do automatic withdrawals. That right there is always a bad sign in my book. They have many extra fees that most Childcare facilities do not. The teachers I encountered each day were not nice at all and never spoke to me about how my child was doing and if I asked , they seemed annoyed. My husband gave them
Over three grand in three months and outer child was never there and they still lot charging us and would not work with me at all in what I needed ! They are super money hungry here. Very dissapointing to say the least. And as much money as we gave to them , they said we could not bring out child in at noon to 2 pm ever. And that's not what I was told when we started and I was not told that was in the contract.

R. Noll Mar 25, 2013

I never dreamed I'd be able to find this amazing a preschool for my child. The teachers are experienced, nurturing, naturally curious themselves, and help create a warm and loving community where children and parents feel welcome. My daughter had trouble with separation anxiety when she first started school, but her teacher made her feel safe and loved and my daughter has really blossomed thanks to her teacher's guidance. I highly recommend this school for your preschooler.

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