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Hill City Montessori School
1301 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24504
(434) 207-2990

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: April 22, 2024

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
20 Access to minor?s records
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
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

An unannounced on-site monitoring inspection was conducted on 04/22/2024. There were 42 children, ages 4 months-5 years, and 12 staff members present during the inspection. The inspector observed the following: free choice activities outside, snack, and circle time. A total of 5 children?s records and 5 staff records, were reviewed. The inspector discussed the following with staff: staff records. The inspector arrived at 12 PM and departed at 3:45 PM

Kelly Campbell
Licensing Inspector
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of Early Childhood Care and Education
Phone# 540-309-2494

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure each staff person has a signed sworn disclosure statement prior to the 1st day of employment.


Staff # 2 had a documented employment date of 03/01/2023. A completed sworn statement was not in the record. Staff #2 was observed working with children during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The sworn statement was completed and signed during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that the separate record for each enrolled child shall contain all the elements as required by the standards.

The record for children 1-5 did not include the following information: Chronic physical problems and pertinent developmental information and any special accommodations

Plan of Correction: The center will look at using the model form from the DOE website.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on review of staff record, the center failed to ensure that all records were complete per the standard.


1.Staff # 2 had a hire date of 03/01/2023 and was missing the following items, two required references prior to hire.
2.Staff # 4 had a hire date of 04/01/2024 and was missing the following items, two required references prior to hire.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to
ensure that all food brought from home was clearly labeled and dated.


There were approximately 7-10 lunch boxes that were not clearly dated.

Plan of Correction: The lunches will be dated and will be monitored.


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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