Vernon Heights Day Care - Mount Vernon NY Day Care Center

258 S Columbus, Mount Vernon NY 10553
(914) 668-7988

About the Provider

Description: Our mission is to provide a group program with a family touch. We are committed to ethnic, social, and cultural diversity of all families we serve. We provide a safe, healthy, caring and educational atmosphere in which all children are comfortable and happy with teachers and each other. Our Center's child-friendly curriculum and schedule promotes a well-rounded learning environment. We are a non-profit organization established \"40\"" years ago for community families."

Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Initial License Date: 7/2/1989;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 43
  • License Number: 40557
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 43;Infants: 0;Toddlers: 10;Preschool: 27;School age: 6;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Mount Vernon School District
  • District Office: Spring Valley Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (845) 708-2400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2018-07-24 418-1.13(b) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Child day care centers must review and evaluate the backgrounds of all applicants for staff and volunteer positions with the potential for regular and substantial contact with children, except for a parent of a child enrolled in the center who is applying to be a volunteer if such parent will not be counted in determining teacher/child ratios and such parent will not be left unsupervised with children. All applicants whose backgrounds must be checked are required to provide the following:
2018-07-24 418-1.13(g)(2) Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for a preschool class, a person must possess either:
2018-07-24 418-1.13(g)(2)(iii)(a)(1) Corrected
Brief Description: a Child Development Associate Credential, or
2018-05-22 418-1.8(k)(3) Corrected
Brief Description: for children between ages 18 months old and 36 months old:
2018-05-22 418-1.8(k)(3)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: there must be one teacher for every five children;
2018-05-22 418-1.13(g)(1) Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a director, a person must possess either:
2018-05-22 418-1.13(g)(1)(i)(a) Corrected
Brief Description: a Bachelor degree, including or in addition to, 12 credits in Early Childhood, Child Development, or a related filed; and,
2018-05-22 418-1.13(g)(2) Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for a preschool class, a person must possess either:
2018-05-22 418-1.13(g)(2)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: an Associate's degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field, or
2018-05-22 418-1.13(g)(3) Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for an infant or toddler class, a person must possess either:

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