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Ballston Children's Center
3850 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 527-7200

Current Inspector: Tanya Johnson (571) 423-6392

Inspection Date: March 15, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Today an unannounced renewal visit was conducted in the morning with the Center Director. This visit took place in the morning there were 6 classrooms observed today with a total of 98 children with 23 staff within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed arriving to school, having morning circle time, learning about safety week, making traffic lights, painting , ballet class and in transition for lunch. Positive interactions were observed during this inspection. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and staff records, fire drill log, medications and emergency procedures were observed. If you have any questions, please e-mail me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, the following areas were not being maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: In the bathroom, rust was found along the partition in the bathroom.

Plan of Correction: Director will discuss with Maintenance and have it repainted.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on review of the Center's records, a staff record did not include documentation of Criminal Record check within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff #1's record, did not include documentation of the Criminal record check results. (Hire date 1/23/17)

Plan of Correction: Center Director stated that they mailed the form however they have not received the results back. Director will contact State Police to obtain results.

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.


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