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

  • License Number: CDC-0669
  • Capacity: 59
  • Age Range: Ones; Twos; Three to Five;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Jun 01, 2018
  • 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
2020-10-01 2020-10-09 Article 6 R9-5-603.C.2.
Findings: Based on the Surveyors' observations, one of the shade structure post's concrete footing was exposed from the sand and the concrete was sharp and rough.
2020-10-01 2020-10-09 article 5 R9-5-501.A.19.a.b.
Findings: Based on Surveyors' observations, a can of disinfectant wipes was found stored on a shelf in the preschool room and it was accessible to children.
2019-05-03 2019-05-06 Article 6 R9-5-603.E.1.2.
Findings: Based on the Surveyor's observation, the sand measured less than 2 of the required 6 inches at the base of the slide, under the swings and under the monkey bars in the outdoor activity area.
2019-05-03 2019-05-06 Article 6 R9-5-602.B.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation, staff #4's (the assistant director) child was observed being cared for in the director's office. Staff #4 and the Director acknowledged that the child is not assigned to a classroom and is cared for by staff#4 in the director's office throughout the day.
2019-05-03 2019-05-06 Article 4 R9-5-403.B.2.
Findings: Based on a review of staff #1's file (date of employment- 8/22/2011), the Surveyor determined the file contained documentation of training but indicated staff had completed only 5 of the required 18 hours of annual training for the period of 8/22/2017 through 8/22/2018.
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.

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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.

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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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