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Akitoi Learning Center


South El Monte, CA

Rated on: 4/27/2018*

Adult-Child Interactions 3 Stars Has been rated on the quality of teacher-child interactions and has a plan for improvements
Physical Environment 3 Stars Has been rated on if the quality of the learning environment is safe, clean, and enriching, and has a plan for improvements
Developmental Screening and Monitoring 3 Stars Ensures children receive annual physicals and works with families to make sure children’s development is on track
Child Observation and Planning 4 Stars Uses a state-approved tool to observe children’s development at least twice a year, and uses the results to plan learning activities in the classroom
Teacher-Child Ratios and Group Size 4 Stars At least:
  • 3 teachers for every 12 infants and toddlers who are in a mixed-age group classroom
  • 2 teachers for every 10 toddlers
  • 3 teachers for every 24 preschoolers or 2 teachers for every 20 preschoolers
Staff Qualifications - Lead Teacher 2 Stars 24 early childhood education units
Staff Qualifications - Center Director 4 Stars Bachelor’s degree with 24 early childhood education units, 6 units of preschool administration, 2 units of supervision, or has a Program Director Permit from the CA Department of Education. Staff completes 21 hours of professional development annually

Note: QSLA providers are rated every two years. The above score is a reflection of the aspects of quality that were observed on a designated “rating” day, and on corresponding data that was gathered during the assessment period.

Sites are assigned a tier rating on a 5-point scale using the Quality Continuum Framework.

To verify that sites are currently in good standing, in compliance, and that there are no outstanding violations, we encourage you to check with the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Department (CDSS-CCLD).

*Tier ratings are updated on this web page every January, May, and September. Changes to a provider’s tier rating due to a recent assessment will be reflected at the next update.