Rancho Palos Verdes Daycare

Find Rancho Palos Verdes 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.


Aburto Family Child Care 2104 Velez Drive Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-514-3832


Brighter Days Montessori School 1903 Summerland Street Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-831-2600

Broadacres Pre-School 4915 Palos Verdes Drive West Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-375-7301

Children's World Learning Center 5621 Montemalaga Drive Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-378-9611

Christ Lutheran Preschool 28850 South Western Avenue Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-831-8008

Hilltop Nursery School 5702 Crest Road Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-377-9644

Marymount College Preschool 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-377-5501

Miraleste Early Learning Center 6245 Via Canada Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-732-0922

Montessori School Of Rancho Palos Verdes 32201 Forrestal Drive Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-541-0444

Mt Olive Lutheran Church Preschool 5975 Armaga Spring Road Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-377-8821

Ner Tamid Pre-School 5721 Crestridge Road Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-544-7725

PV Peninsula Montessori School 31100 Palos Verdes Drive West Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-544-3099

Peninsula Community Church Preschool 5640 Crestridge Road Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-377-4391

Portuguese Bend Cooperative Nursery School 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-377-4788

St Peter's By The Sea Presbyterian Church 6410 Palos Verdes Drive South Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275 310-377-1194

About Rancho Palos Verdes Daycares

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

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

Rancho Palos Verdes 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 Rancho Palos Verdes 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 Rancho Palos Verdes 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 Rancho Palos Verdes.

Rancho Palos Verdes Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Rancho Palos Verdes, 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.