(a) An inspection of each school shall be made by the Department at least once a year to determine compliance with this Section.
(b) An inspection report shall be completed by the sanitarian upon completion of the inspection.
(c) If the conditions found at the time of the inspection of a public school are dangerous to the health of the students, or if an imminent hazard exists, the sanitarian shall notify the office of the local superintendent immediately by telephone or other direct means. A copy of the inspection report shall be immediately forwarded to the local and state superintendents.
(d) If the conditions found at the time of the inspection of a private or religious school are dangerous to the health of the students, or if an imminent hazard exists, the sanitarian shall notify the Office of Non-Public Education, 532 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, N.C. 27604, immediately by telephone or other direct means. A copy of the inspection report shall be immediately forwarded to that office.
(a) Schools shall be classified as follows: schools which receive a score of at least 90 percent shall be classified
A; schools which receive a score of at least 80 percent and less than 90 percent shall be classified B; schools which receive a score of at least 70 percent and less than 80 percent shall be classified C; and schools which receive a score of less than 70 percent shall be classified as unapproved. When the school is classified as unapproved, the sanitarian shall provide notification in accordance with Rule .2402(c) or (d) as appropriate. Grade cards shall not be posted in schools.
(b) The grading of schools shall be based on the standards of operation and construction as set forth in Rules .2405 through .2415 of this Section
During the school year, an inspection of the school cafeteria is done quarterly. That means that the cafeteria for the school is inspected four times a school year. To view the scores and what was taken off please click here. You can view both the school building score (Establishment Type = 44 School Building) and cafeteria score (Establishment Type =11 Public School Lunch) on that site.