National Daycare

Find National 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.


Alouette Multi-Lingual Preschool & Day Care 845 Highland Avenue National CA 91950 619-477-5283


Cda - Parks Child Development Center 2200 E Avenue National CA 91950 619-477-9602

Central State Preschool 910 E Avenue National CA 91950 619-474-1670

Cornerstone Academy 1920 Sweetwater Road National CA 91950 619-425-9333

Ecs - Highland Head Start 2605 Highland Avenue National CA 91950 619-477-8083

Ecs - La Escuelita Head Start 521 East 8th Street National CA 91950 619-474-0910

Ecs - National City Head Start 2432 East 18th Street National CA 91950 619-470-0720

Ecs - Plaza Head Start 1805 East 17th Street National CA 91950 619-474-3477

Ecs Harbison Head Start 1540 South Harbison Avenue National CA 91950 619-475-1765

El Toyon State Preschool 2000 Division Street National CA 91950 619-336-8046

John Otis Preschool 621 East 18th Street National CA 91950 619-336-8800

Kimball State Preschool 302 West 18th Street National CA 91950 619-336-8345

Las Palmas State Preschool 1900 East 18th Street National CA 91950 619-336-8500

Lincoln Acres State Preschool 2401 East 24th Street National CA 91950 619-336-8670

Little Lambs Preschool - National City 1200 East 8th Street National CA 91950 619-477-2422

Olivewood State Preschool 2505 F Avenue National CA 91950 619-336-8745

Palmer Way State Preschool 2900 Palmer Street National CA 91950 619-336-8945

South Bay YMCA - Olivewood Elementary 2505 F Avenue National CA 91950 619-477-1800

About National Daycares

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

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

National 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 National 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 National 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 National.

National Home Daycares

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