W H Knuckles Early Childhood Program - Lumberton NC Five Star Center License

(910) 671-6020

About the Provider

Description: The name of our school is W.H. Knuckles. It is named after William Henry Knuckles. He graduated from Shaw University, a historically African American University. He came to Lumberton in 1912 to take a position as principal at the Thompson Institute. The original Institute was one building, but by the year of 1921 under the administration of Dr. Knuckles there were five buildings. The main complex was a three-story brick structure with wooden columns. It housed dining facilities, classrooms, and living quarters for teachers and students.

Under the leadership of Dr. Knuckles, the school attracted students from many of the nearby counties, and several states, as far away as New York. By the year of 1920, most of the teachers employed in the local schools were graduates of the Thompson Institute.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 78000266
  • Capacity: 21
  • Age Range: 3 through 5
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-11-30 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-11-30 Violation 106 10A NCAC 09 .0304(a)
Operator has not scheduled and obtained a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection. Operator did not submit the original approved report to DCDEE within one week of the inspection visit on a form provided by the Division. The operator schedule a fire inspection and was not able to obtain a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection.
2023-09-13 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-01-10 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-01-10 Violation 104 10A NCAC 09 .0304(b)
Center has not passed required sanitation inspection and received an approved or superior rating. The facility did not received a sanitation inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection.
2022-09-08 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-12-02 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-09-28 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-04-14 Unannounced Inspection No
2020-02-20 Unannounced Inspection No
2019-11-13 Unannounced Inspection No

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