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Subchapter 13. Staffing Ratios. Staffing Ratios for Child Care and Development Programs.   

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Contractors shall maintain at least the following minimum ratios in all centers:

(a) Infants (birth to 18 months old)-1:3 adult-child ratio, 1:18 teacher-child ratio.

(b) Toddlers (18 months to 36 months old)-1:4 adult-child ratio, 1:16 teacher-child ratio.

(c) Preschool (36 months to enrollment in kindergarten-1:8 adult-child ratio, 1:24 teacher-child ratio.

(d) Children enrolled in kindergarten through 14 years old-1:14 adult-child ratio, 1:28 teacher-child ratio.

(e) Compliance with these ratios shall be determined based on actual attendance.

Authority Cited:

Education Code 8288


Education Code 8288

(Amended by Register 91, No. 29.)