Mill Valley Daycare

Find Mill Valley 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.


Golden Gate Baptist Theo Seminary Preschool Center 201 Seminary Drive Mill Valley CA 94941 415-380-1400


Kumara Day School 540 Marin Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-5437

Little School 285 Miller Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-383-9696

Marin Day School - Hillside Campus-Preschool 80 Lomita Drive Mill Valley CA 94941 415-381-3120

Marin Day School - Mill Valley-Preschool 10 Old Mill Street Mill Valley CA 94941 415-381-4206

Marin Day School - The Cottage-Preschool 322 Throckmorton Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-381-4206

Marin Day Schools - Edna Mcguire - EDS 80 Lomita Drive Mill Valley CA 94941 415-381-2231

Marin Day Schools - Old Mill - EDS 352 Throckmorton Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-383-1308

Marin Day Schools - Park - EDS 360 East Blithedale Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-1458

Marin Day Schools - Strawberry Point - EDS 117 East Strawberry Drive Mill Valley CA 94941 415-383-6204

Marin Day Schools - Tam Valley EDS 350 Bell Lane Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-8304

Marin Horizon School 305 Montford Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-8408

Mill Valley Cooperative Nursery School 51 Shell Road Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-9174

Old Firehouse School Mill Valley-Preschool 10 Olive Street Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-1417

Rainbow Montessori Of Marin 270 Miller Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-381-5666

Robin's Nest-Mill Valley 70 Lomita Drive Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-5999

Ross Academy Montessori School 7 Thomas Drive Mill Valley CA 94941 415-383-5777

Tamalpais Preschool 410 Sycamore Avenue Mill Valley CA 94941 415-388-4286

About Mill Valley Daycares

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

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

Mill Valley 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 Mill Valley 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 Mill Valley 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 Mill Valley.

Mill Valley Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Mill Valley, 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.