Ladera Ranch Daycare

Find Ladera Ranch 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.


CUSD Oso Grande 30251 Sienna Parkway Ladera Ranch CA 92694 949-234-5966


Chaparral Elementry 29001 Sienna Parkway Ladera Ranch CA 92694 949-489-7000

Kindercare Learning Center # 1767 1000 Corporate Drive Ladera Ranch CA 92694 949-364-0193

Kindercare Learning Center # 1767 1000 Corporate Drive Ladera Ranch CA 92694 949-364-0193

Montessori Of Ladera Ranch 2101 Corporate Drive Ladera Ranch CA 92694 949-218-6990

YMCA Of Orange County-Oso Grande 30251 Sienna Parkway Ladera Ranch CA 92694 949-943-5805

About Ladera Ranch Daycares

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

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

Ladera Ranch 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 Ladera Ranch 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 Ladera Ranch 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 Ladera Ranch.

Ladera Ranch Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Ladera Ranch, 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.