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Kiddie Academy of Centreville
14275 Braddock Road
Centreville, VA 20120
(703) 349-3419

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: Oct. 25, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

Technical Assistance:
Discussed updating children's records, accident reports, upcoming vehicle inspection and upcoming changes to background checks.

Today was an unannounced Monitoring inspection that took place between the hours of 9:30am and 12:45pm. At the start of the inspection there were a total of 92 children with 18 staff including the Director. A total of 6 children's files and 5 staff were reviewed. The children were observed arriving in their classrooms, greeting the teachers, pottying, using the Smart Board and playing on the playground. There were violations found during today's inspection and they will be printed as soon as possible. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this inspection, please feel free to contact me at Thank you for your cooperation during this inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain a physical for one child. Evidence: Child #4 file is missing documentation of a physical from their physician.

Plan of Correction: Missing documentation from Child #3 will be obtained from the family and placed in their file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not contain all required information. Evidence: Child #1 file ismissing the child's first date of attendance and documentation of viewing proof of the child's identity and age. Child #2 file is missing the child first date of attendance, the child's doctor's name and phone number, a second emergency contact name and phone number and a list of people authorized to pick-up. Child #4 file is missing documentation of viewing proof of the child's identity and age.

Plan of Correction: All missing documentation from Child #1, #2 and #4 will be obtained from the families and placed in their files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review, staff did not obtain the required 16 hours of staff development training. Evidence: Training certificates available for review indicate that Staff #2 has not attended any training since 5/22/15, Staff #3 has not attended any training since 3/7/2015 and Staff #5 has not attended any training since 10/9/2014.

Plan of Correction: Missing training documentation from staff members #2, #3 and #5 will be obtained and placed in their files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, some areas of the center were not maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: There is chipped and peeling paint at crawling level in the infant classroom near the sink. There is chipped and peeling paint at the bottom of the window sill in the toddler classroom as well as on the wall in the 3's classroom circle area. The wall along the window in the 2's classroom is chipped away and exposing the spackle.

Plan of Correction: School maintenance contractor will be contacted to come and fix the chipped and peeling paint from the windowsills and along the walls.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based on observation, substitute containers for hazardous substances were not labeled to identify their contents. Evidence: There were unlabeled cleaning materials stored in cabinets in the 2's, 3's and Kindergarten classrooms.

Plan of Correction: All chemical containers will be labeled with chemical name to identify the contents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not use the staff-to-child ratio applicable to the youngest child in the classroom. Evidence: Child #6 date of birth is 12/11/2014 and they are in a three year old classroom with a total of 18 children and two staff. The classroom is not following the 1:8 ratio applicable for two-year old's. There was no academic evaluation indicating that this was a more developmentally appropriate classroom or parent permission in the child's file that permitted the child to be in an older classroom. The center Director confirmed that they did not obtain permission from the child's parents to be in an older classroom that does not maintain the staff-to-child ratio of the child's current age.

Plan of Correction: Missing documentation of academic readiness will be obtained from the child's previous teacher to document academic readiness for a three year old classroom environment. Parent permission form for child #6 will be obtained and placed in the child's file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview, a non-absorbent surface was not used for diapering. Evidence: There was a diaper changing mat in the bathroom of the 3's classroom which had several tears, making the surface absorbent. One of the staff in the classroom confirmed that the changing mat was used for children that are not yet potty trained.

Plan of Correction: A new diaper changing mat will be purchased and the old changing mat will be discarded.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on observation, medication was kept on site after the written authorization to administer had expired. Evidence: Child #5 had a long-term medication on site for a food allergy. The authorization to administer the medication had expired on 9/16/2017.

Plan of Correction: A new written parent authorization from the parent will be obtained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-A
Description: Based on observation, over-the-counter skin products were kept beyond their expiration date. Evidence: Diaper ointment for Child #7 expired 9/2016 and diaper ointment for Child #8 expired 9/2017

Plan of Correction: Diaper ointment for children #7 and #8 will be returned to the families and new diaper ointment will be brought in.

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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