Kern County Daycare

Find Kern County California daycares and preschools. Daycares provide information on licensed infant and child care assistance, 24 hour and weekend day care centers, montessori, private, and public facilities.


A Good Time Out 3400 Calloway Drive Bakersfield CA 93312 661-410-8463


A Good Time Out 3400 Calloway Drive Bakersfield CA 93312 661-410-8463

Abc Preschool Academy 12438 Rosedale Highway Bakersfield CA 93312 661-589-2502

Agapeland Christian Academy 1030 4th Street Bakersfield CA 93304 661-325-4321

Agapeland Christian Academy 1030 4th Street Bakersfield CA 93304 661-325-4321

Albany Park Preschool 235 West 20th Avenue Delano CA 93215 661-721-5018

Albany Park Preschool Ii 215 West 20th Avenue Delano CA 93215 661-721-5000

Alberta Dillard Child Development Center 5704 Pioneer Drive Bakersfield CA 93306 661-366-3774

Aldea Park Child Development Center 14681 Lost Hills Road Lost Hills CA 93249 661-797-1272

Alicante Child Development Center 7998 Alicante Avenue Lamont CA 93241 661-845-3901

Alicante Prekindergarten Program 7839 Burgundy Avenue Lamont CA 93241 661-845-2724

All Aboard Preschool 8510 Weedpatch Highway Bakersfield CA 93307 661-845-2045

Angels Day Care 7815 Niles Street Bakersfield CA 93306 661-366-7320

Arvin State Preschool 633 Walnut Drive Arvin CA 93203 661-854-6500

BC Campus CDC - Preschool Program 1801 Panorama Drive Bakersfield CA 93305 661-395-4560

Bakersfield Adult School Children's Center 501 South Mount Vernon Avenue Bakersfield CA 93307 661-832-6642

Bakersfield Adult School Children's Center 501 South Mount Vernon Avenue Bakersfield CA 93307 661-832-6642

Bakersfield Carden School 714 Columbus Street Bakersfield CA 93305 661-325-2271

Bakersfield Parent Nursery 2080 Stine Road Bakersfield CA 93309 661-832-4690

Bakersfield Play Center, Inc 1620 Kentucky Street Bakersfield CA 93305 661-325-4064

About Kern County Daycares

Kern County Daycare is a service that supervises and cares for children too young to be left alone during periods when parents or guardians are unavailable, due to work or other commitments in Kern County, CA. Daycare services are typically used for children too young to attend school or preschool, or for school-aged children that need supervision immediately before or after school hours.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Kern County home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Kern County childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Kern County, California come in a variety of forms, including Daycare Centers operated by private businesses, non-profit and religious organizations, and government agencies, as well as Home Daycares run by individuals. While Daycare usually refers to the supervision and care of children, somewhat comparable services for elderly or disabled adults also exist, which are usually referred to as Kern County Adult Daycares.

California Licensed Daycare

All Daycare services are regulated extensively by California State agencies. The regulation and licensing of Daycare services usually falls within the California Human Services Department or the Office of Early Childhood. Regulations concerning Kern County Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Kern County background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Kern County Daycare Centers

Daycare Centers are operations that provide daycare in a setting other than a private home. They are typically larger and provide a classroom-style format that groups children by age. Most Kern County Daycare Centers offer structured programming, and many are accredited as providers of early learning programs. California State regulations determine how many adult staff members are required per child, based on the children's age. Infants typically require at least one adult for every three infants. The ratio of children to adults increases with the children's age to a maximum of approximately ten children per adult staff members, though this varies by state. Daycare Centers are usually owned and operated by Kern County private businesses, non-profit organizations, or religious organizations. Government involvement in Daycare is usually limited to subsidizing Daycare costs for low-income families, though there are some examples of government owned and operated Daycare Centers in Kern County.

Kern County Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Kern County, California. The licensing requirements and regulations for Home Daycares differ somewhat from Daycare Centers. In addition to adult to children ratios, CA law imposes a total maximum number of children that can be cared for in a single home. Safety and design requirements also differ from Daycare Centers.