Corte Madera Daycare

Find Corte Madera 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.


Corte Madera Montessori 50 El Camino Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-927-0919


Golden Poppy Preschool 50 El Camino Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-2828

Kids On The Hill 5461 Paradise Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-3033

Kids' Place - Preschool 50 El Camino Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-927-0498

Lycee Francais-Marin Campus 330 Golden Hind Passage Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-1737

Marin Lutheran Children's Center 649 Meadowsweet Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-3792

Marin Montessori School 5200 Paradise Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-5388

Mountain School, The 50 El Camino Drive Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-4661

Twin Cities Ccc At Neil Cummins School 58 Mohawk Avenue Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-6622

Twin Cities Co-Operative Nursery School 56 Mohawk Avenue Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-3150

Twin Cities Preschool 58 Mohawk Avenue Corte Madera CA 94925 415-924-6630

About Corte Madera Daycares

Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera, 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:
  • Corte Madera home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Corte Madera childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Corte Madera, 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 Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Corte Madera background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera.

Corte Madera Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Corte Madera, 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.