Recommended Adult-to-Child Child-care Ratios

  1. Infants (up to 12 months): No more than eight babies per group; one adult for every four babies.
  2. Young Toddlers (12–24 months): No more than 12 kids per group; one adult for every four children.
  3. Older Toddlers (24–30 months): No more than 12 children per group; one adult for every six children.
  4. Preschoolers (30 months to 5 years): No more than 20 children per group; one adult for every 10 children.