Daycare.com Forum Daycare Forum

Go Back   Daycare.com Forum > Main Category > Daycare Center and Family Home Forum

Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Daycare Center and Family Home owners, Directors, Operators and Assistants should post and ask questions here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-04-2008, 06:34 PM
sinclair
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Ratio of Facility Size to Number of Children?

Is there any rule-of-thumb for California Day Care/Pre-Schools regarding the square foot size of the building versus number of children? I understand what the "child/staff" ratio is.

For instance, a 5000 sq. ft. facility (building) near me is licensed for no more than 70 children, that's about 70 square feet per child.

I can't find any California licensing regulation that indicates number of children and floor space. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-07-2008, 07:44 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Problem Solved

I found out that it's 35 sq. ft. per child (activity area) inside, plus 75 sq. ft. outdoor play area per child, in California. Per "The State of California, Department of Social Services, Child Care Licensing, Title 22 Regulations."

That's all I wanted to know, so guess I answered my own question.

sinclair
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Toilet Trained to Move into the 3 Year Old Room? Cindy Parents and Guardians Forum 28 12-11-2014 04:23 AM
Pre K prioritizepre-k Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 51 11-12-2012 04:24 PM
Small Family Childcare (8) littlemisssunshine Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 4 06-16-2012 03:13 PM
Director Doesn't Hit Or Touch The Children But Is Verbally Very Harsh Elizabeth Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 3 12-21-2010 04:27 AM
Ratio for a Center of 12 Children Unregistered Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 2 07-31-2010 01:32 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:36 PM.



Daycare.com         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us

Daycare.com
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming