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AlphaBEST @ Churchland Primary Elementary
5700 Hedgerow Lane
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 204-5871

Current Inspector: Arlene Agustin (804) 629-7519

Inspection Date: March 14, 2024

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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
8VAC20-790 Subsidy Regulations

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided in the following areas; Discussed children?s records and first aid supplies.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on 3/14/24 from 4:20pm to 5:20pm. At the time of the inspection there were 12 children in care and 2 staff members. Children were observed participating in various activities including center play, homework and pick up. Records were reviewed for five children and three staff members. Evacuation drills, emergency supplies and other required records and postings were also reviewed. The information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice and discussed during the exit interview.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside shall be maintained in a safe and operable condition.
1. A children?s table in the program has jagged and splintering edges on one corner.
2. Staff #1 confirmed the table has the jagged and splintering edges.

Plan of Correction: Ms. Duke stated she will speak to the school about switching out the table.


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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