El Cajon Daycare

Find El Cajon 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 Madison Avenue Educational Center 1052 East Madison Avenue El Cajon CA 92021 619-593-6090


A Madison Avenue Educational Center-School Age 1052 East Madison Avenue El Cajon CA 92021 619-593-6090

Aka Head Start - Farragut Circle 490 Farragut Circle El Cajon CA 92020 619-593-8010

Aka Head Start - Redwood 1145 Redwood Avenue El Cajon CA 92019 619-579-0366

Aunty Lynn's Daycare Centers 1107 East Washington Avenue El Cajon CA 92019 619-440-0240

Aunty Lynn's School Age Program 1107 East Washington Avenue El Cajon CA 92019 619-440-0240

Blossom Valley Elementary School Preschool Oakmont Terrace El Cajon CA 92021 619-588-3678

Bostonia Elementary State Preschool 1390 Broadway El Cajon CA 92021 619-401-6379

CVUSD Chase State Preschool Program 195 East Chase Avenue El Cajon CA 92020 619-579-4823

Cajon Valley State Funded Preschool Program 1609 East Madison Avenue El Cajon CA 92019 619-588-3146

Cajon Valley State Preschool - Crest 2000 Suncrest Boulevard El Cajon CA 92021 619-579-4894

Cajon Valley State Preschool - Madison 1615 East Madison Avenue El Cajon CA 92019 619-588-3077

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Anza Elementary 1005 South Anza Street El Cajon CA 92020 619-588-3116

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Jamacha 2962 Jamul Drive El Cajon CA 92019 619-441-6150

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Johnson 500 West Madison Avenue El Cajon CA 92020 619-441-6149

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Lexington Elementary 533 South 1st Street El Cajon CA 92019 619-588-3075

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Magnolia Elementary 650 Greenfield Drive El Cajon CA 92021 619-588-3600

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Naranca Elementary 1030 Naranca Avenue El Cajon CA 92021 619-588-3087

Cajon Valley State Preschool-Rios Elementary 14314 Rios Canyon Road El Cajon CA 92021 619-593-4639

Calvary Chapel Preschool 698 West Main Street El Cajon CA 92020 619-590-0500

About El Cajon Daycares

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

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

El Cajon 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 El Cajon 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 El Cajon 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 El Cajon.

El Cajon Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in El Cajon, 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.