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La Petite Academy, Inc.-7145
5260 Olde Towne Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 220-0121

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: Sept. 14, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
8VAC20-780 Programs.
8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Technical Assistance:
Discussed crib sheet fitting on matresses, menu posting, CPR and First Aid and Phase 2 training for CDC.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on September 14, 2023 from 10:45 am- 2:05 pm. At the time of entrance, 30 children were in care with 8 staff members present. Additional staff was present to assist. The sample size consisted of 4 children?s records and 4 staff
records. Children were observed children outside on the playground transitioning from lunch to nap time.

Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not ensure an employee of a licensed or registered child day program or of a family day home approved by a family day system must not be employed or provide volunteer service until the agency or home has the person's completed sworn statement or affirmation.

Staff #3 did not have docuementation of a completed sworn statement.

Plan of Correction: Sworn statement has been completed and placed in employee's file . Management will ensure that all required documents are collected on the first date of employment.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: REPEAT

Based on record review, the center did not ensure each staff member shall submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening.

Staff #3 ( hire date 08/21/2023) did not have negative tuberculosis screening in her record.

Plan of Correction: TB test was obtained. Management will ensure new staff have all required documents prior to employmnet start date.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure all staff records contain all required documents.


The following items are missing out of the records and was not able to be provided during the inspection.

Staff #1 ( hire date 08/28/2023), Staff #2 ( hire date 08/21/2023) and Staff #3 ( hire date 08/21/2023) was missing two references, orientation training, documentation to demonstrate the the indvidual possess the education, certification and experience required by qualification for position and orientation and training as required.

Plan of Correction: All missing documentation has been collected and placed in employee's files. Management will ensure that all required documents are collected no later than the employee's first day of employment.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: REPEAT

Based on observation and staff interivew, the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.


1- Outside on the playground composite , there is peeling paint in multiple areas . This is a repeat violation.
2- Outside on the playground, the shaded area the poles are peeling with red paint.
3-Outside by the playground area, the building as multiple areas of siding has blue paint peeling.
4- Inside the building, the door frame next to the sink near the preschool bathroom is red residue (rusting).
5- In the two year old bathroom, there is toilet with chipped toilet cover.
6- In the two year old bathroom, there is moveable dirt on the toilet and toilet paper holder.

Plan of Correction: 1-5. Work orders were replaced and should be completed by 10/30/2023.
1-5. Safety Captain and management will complete daily playground safety checklist to monitor equipment and address any areas of concern. 09/14/2023
6. Bathroom has been cleaned and staff will monitor daily to ensure cleanliness.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-G
Description: REPEAT

Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not ensure documentation shall be maintained of emergency evacuation.

There was not documentation of a emergency evacuation was completed for the month of August 2023.

Plan of Correction: Drill log has been updated. Safety Captain will ensure that all required drills are documented as it occurs.


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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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