Scotts Valley Daycare

Find Scotts 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.


A Child's Connections 106 Vine Hill School Road Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-335-1716


Baymonte Christian Preschool Too 4901 Scotts Valley Drive Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-440-9248

Baymonte Christian Schools Preschool 5000 Granite Creek Road Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-438-5657

Circle Of Friends 111 Navarra Drive Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-461-1366

City Of Scotts Valley-Vine Hill 151 Vine Hill School Road Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-438-6529

Early Childhood Learning Center 570 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-438-3800

Heart To Hearts Pip:Parent Involvement Preschool 127 Vine Hill School Road Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-588-3189

Montessori Scotts Valley 123 South Navarra Drive Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-439-9313

Scotts Valley Children's Center 255 Mount Hermon Road Scotts Valley CA 95066 831-461-9330

About Scotts Valley Daycares

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

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

Scotts 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 Scotts 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 Scotts 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 Scotts Valley.

Scotts Valley Home Daycares

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