Vista Daycare

Find Vista 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 Children's Garden - Vista 152 Grapevine Road Vista CA 92083 760-753-4960


A Creative Beginning 1701 North Santa Fe Avenue Vista CA 92084 760-945-0200

All Saints Episcopal Preschool 651 Eucalyptus Avenue Vista CA 92084 760-945-6908

All Saints' Preschool 1940 Shadowridge Drive Vista CA 92081 760-598-8495

Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool 390 Mimosa Avenue Vista CA 92081 760-727-5465

Children's Paradise - School Age 990 Vale Terrace Drive Vista CA 92084 760-941-7578

Children's Paradise Preschool 990 Vale Terrace Drive Vista CA 92084 760-941-7578

Children's Paradise-Shadowridge 145 North Melrose Drive Vista CA 92083 760-724-5600

Compass Children's Center 1111 Highland Drive Vista CA 92083 760-724-7015

Compass Children's Center 1111 Highland Drive Vista CA 92083 760-724-7015

EES Hannalei Preschool 120 Hannalei Drive Vista CA 92083 760-631-6248

Ees- Vista Academy State Preschool 600 North Santa Fe Avenue Vista CA 92083 760-290-2199

Ees-Beaumont State Preschool 550 Beaumont Drive Vista CA 92084 760-726-4040

Ees-Bobier Preschool 222 West Bobier Drive Vista CA 92083 760-724-8501

Ees-Casita State Preschool 260 Cedar Road Vista CA 92083 760-724-8442

Ees-Crestview State Preschool 510 Sunset Drive Vista CA 92081 760-726-0983

Ees-David & Jillian Gilmour Early Education 735 Avenue De Benito Juarez Vista CA 92083 760-639-4170

Ees-Joli Ann Leichtag State Preschool 653 Poinsettia Avenue Vista CA 92081 760-290-2888

Kiddie Wonderland 1930 Sunset Drive Vista CA 92081 760-941-8967

Kids Town Montessori School 867 Sycamore Avenue Vista CA 92081 858-344-9902

About Vista Daycares

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

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

Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista.

Vista Home Daycares

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