Wesley Preschool And Play Care - Dover DE Licensed Child Care Center

209 SOUTH STATE STREET , Dover DE 19901
(302) 678-8987

About the Provider


Wesley Preschool’s Philosophy of Learning Offering a caring and positive environment, Wesley Preschool and Play Care strives to create a warm and happy place for preschoolers to learn and grow. We pledge to provide an environment in which to guide the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual growth of each child. We recognize the importance of teaching Christian ideals and positive attitudes towards others. Spiritual components of the program include prayers of thanks for food, prayers and songs of praise, celebration of traditional Christmas holidays, chapel time and biblical storytelling by the pastor during the monthly assembly. Wesley Preschool and Play Care welcomes all children, regardless of sex, race, religion, cultural heritage, disability, economic status. Wesley Preschool and Play Care values the active communication and involvement of parents and families in our program. We welcome parents and family through classroom participation. Having parents participate in our classrooms enables the children to see their parents as important and concerned members of the school environment while providing parents with opportunities to view their child with teachers and other children. Wesley Preschool and Play Care has an open door policy to families to participate or observe in their child’s classrooms.

Additional Information:

Wesley Preschool & Play Care Rates 2017-2018 Early Learners/Young Explorers (3-year olds) Preschool Tuition Rates (9 Equal Payments) – 9:15 – 11:45 2-day class $170.00 per month 3-day class $200.00 per month 5-day class $260.00 per month PreK Seekers (4-year olds) Preschool Tuition Rates (9 Equal Payments) 9:00 – 12:00 3-day class $220.00 4-day class $260.00 5-day class $295.00 Play Care Rates 1 hour $ 6.00 1 ½ hours $ 8.25 2 hours $10.75 2 ½ hours $12.50 3 hours $15.25 3 ½ hours $17.50 4 hours $19.25 4 ½ - 6 hours $26.00 6 ½ - 10 ½ hours $35.00 Full Time Play Care (6 ½ or more hours 5-days per week) $165.00 You will receive five (5) days throughout the school year to cancel your child without penalty of payment. After you use the 5th cancellation day, you will be charged for the Play Care hours you signed up for on your Play Care Agreement Form. You do not pay when we are closed for holidays or the two-week break in August.

Financial Arrangements: Nonprofit; Reported Injuries & Deaths: No facility injuries reported. No facility deaths reported.;
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Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 28077
  • Capacity: 132
  • Age Range: 2 years through 5 years.
  • Rate Range hourly rates/ weekly rates/ monthly tuition based
  • 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: OCCL.DSCYF@state.de.us

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulation Code Status
2020-02-25 Non Compliance 49U - Indoor Space Corrected
Corrective Action: Purchase a trash can for the Duckling classroom
2020-02-25 Non Compliance 36U - Staff Attendance Corrected
Corrective Action: Document exact hours of attendance for each staff member in the Chipmunks, Koala's, Panda's and Kangaroos classrooms.
2020-02-25 Non Compliance 30U - Personnel Files Corrected
Corrective Action: Provide OCCL with a development plan for Staff #1. Staff #5 needs an updated staff file to include updated fingerprinting. Staff # 14,15,16,17,18,21 and 25 need professional development plans. Staff #19 needs a job description, references and a service letter Provide OCCL with declaration and drug/alcohol statements for Staff #7
2019-09-10 Non Compliance 9N - OCCL informed and approval received for change of indoor or outdoor area? Corrected
Corrective Action: Approval for proposed changes to a center must be obtained prior to using the unlicensed space. Two classrooms proposed for licensure were being used prior to OCCL's approval. This was corrected at the visit.
2019-03-05 Non Compliance 16N - Records Corrected
Corrective Action: Document children and staff attendance to include daily hours of arrival and departure. Staff must sign in/out of the classroom.
2019-03-05 Non Compliance 42N - Sleeping accommodations Corrected
Corrective Action: Label the nap mats
2018-12-14 Non Compliance 41N - Riding toys Corrected
Corrective Action: Children were riding bikes without using helmets. Provide helmets for children using the bicycles with wheels that measure 20 inches or more in diameter.
2018-03-14 Non Compliance 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Need one reference for one staff person. Adult Health Appraisal & TB results and Service Letter for one staff.
2017-02-28 Non Compliance 27N - Staff qualifications Corrected
Corrective Action: Need DOE staff qualification for one staff. Corrected at visit.
2016-03-22 Non Compliance 55N - Health care consultation Corrected
Corrective Action: Find a health care consultant.
2016-03-22 Non Compliance 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Two staff need completed annual abuse and neglect reveiw document.

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