Daycares in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

Find Ste. Genevieve, Missouri 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.

There are 3 Daycares in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, serving a population of 4,443 people in an area of 5 square miles. There is 1 Daycare per 1,481 people, and 1 Daycare per 1 square miles.

In Missouri, Ste. Genevieve is ranked 239th of 1263 cities in Daycares per capita, and 220th in Daycares per square mile.


First School 145 Washington Street Ste. Genevieve, MO

Stay N' Play Daycare/Preschool 1151 North Main Street Ste. Genevieve, MO

Ste Genevieve County Head Start 95 Ste Genevieve Drive Ste. Genevieve, MO

About Ste. Genevieve Daycares

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

Daycare services in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri 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 Ste. Genevieve Adult Daycares.

Missouri Licensed Daycare

All Daycare services are regulated extensively by Missouri State agencies. The regulation and licensing of Daycare services usually falls within the Missouri Human Services Department or the Office of Early Childhood. Regulations concerning Ste. Genevieve Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Ste. Genevieve background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Ste. Genevieve 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 Ste. Genevieve Daycare Centers offer structured programming, and many are accredited as providers of early learning programs. Missouri 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 Ste. Genevieve 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 Ste. Genevieve.

Ste. Genevieve Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The licensing requirements and regulations for Home Daycares differ somewhat from Daycare Centers. In addition to adult to children ratios, MO 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.