Daycares in Gulf Breeze, Florida

Find Gulf Breeze, Florida 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.

There are 11 Daycares in Gulf Breeze, Florida, serving a population of 6,251 people in an area of 5 square miles. There is 1 Daycare per 568 people, and 1 Daycare per square mile.

In Florida, Gulf Breeze is ranked 64th of 1036 cities in Daycares per capita, and 84th in Daycares per square mile.


Childcare Network 138 / Hoffman 5 Hoffman Drive Gulf Breeze, FL

Childcare Network 150 - Oriole Beach 1269 Oriole Beach Road Gulf Breeze, FL

Children's Place Preschool - Fairpoint Campus 75 Fairpoint Drive Gulf Breeze, FL

Children's Place Preschool-Soundside Campus 4115 Soundside Drive Gulf Breeze, FL

Good Shepherd Lutheran School 4257 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL

Kids Discovery #5 2727 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL

Lighthouse Private Christian Academy 5613 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL

Paradise Child Development Center 113 Joachim Drive Gulf Breeze, FL

Srcs / Gulf Breeze Community Preschool 100 Andrew Jackson Trail Gulf Breeze, FL

St Ann Discovery School 100 Daniel Street Gulf Breeze, FL

The Gingerbread House Child Care Center Inc 1542 Central Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL

About Gulf Breeze Daycares

Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze, FL. 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:
  • Gulf Breeze home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Gulf Breeze childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Gulf Breeze, Florida 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 Gulf Breeze Adult Daycares.

Florida Licensed Daycare

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

Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze Daycare Centers offer structured programming, and many are accredited as providers of early learning programs. Florida 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 Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze.

Gulf Breeze Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Gulf Breeze, Florida. The licensing requirements and regulations for Home Daycares differ somewhat from Daycare Centers. In addition to adult to children ratios, FL 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.