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Child Care & Head Start Centers

DescriptionCount
Total Institutions 88,752
Total Phone 88,722
Updated 02/13/2017


Head Start Centers

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Specialty
  Early Head Start Center 3,646
  Head Start Center 13,649
  Head Start HQ Office 1,509
  Head Start Regional Office 344
Updated 02/13/2017


Early Childhood Enrollment Range Code

DescriptionCount
Early Childhood Enrollment Range Code
  Very Small (1 - 29) 10,766
  Small (30 - 49) 15,300
  Medium (50-89) 22,753
  Large (90 - 149) 15,416
  Very Large (150 or more) 8,574
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care & Head Start Center Personnel

Job TitleInstitution AddressEmail Address
Before/After School Director 7,329 2,849
Child Care Director 5,925 2,536
Early Childhood Director 51,030 19,628
Early Childhood Educator 133 46
Early Head Start Director 2,010 666
Education Coordinator 776 281
Executive Director 18,744 7,493
Family Services Professional 27 11
Head of School 194 55
Head Start Director 8,116 2,481
Head Start Teacher 127 27
Lead Teacher 399 94
Owner 23,503 7,562
Preschool Teacher 55 20
Regional Director 1,016 311
Youth Director 93 45
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care Center Specialty

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Specialty
  Before/After School HQ Office 887
  Before/After School Program 12,783
  Child Care Chain Center 8,179
  Child Care Chain HQ Office 70
  Child Care for Deaf Children 32
  Child Care Regional Office 18
  Head Start Regional Office 344
  Migrant Program 410
  Montessori Center 1,949
  Native American Center 485
  Special Needs Center 472
  Waldorf Center 28
  YMCA/YWCA Branch Office 882
  YMCA/YWCA HQ Office 749
  State Funded Preschool 3,485
  Summer Day Camp 12,926
Updated 02/13/2017


Type of Child Care Centers

DescriptionCount
Type of Institution
  Day Care 13,748
  Preschool 74,909
Updated 02/13/2017


Number of Child Care & Head Start Centers

DescriptionCount
Number of Centers Code
  Very Small (1 - 2) 998
  Small (3 - 4) 465
  Medium (5 - 9) 777
  Large (10 - 15) 436
  Very Large (16 or more) 449
Updated 02/13/2017


Services Offered by Child Care & Head Start Centers

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Services Offered
  After School Care 44,688
  Bilingual Program 10,623
  Infant/Toddler Care 45,725
  Special Needs Care 77,023
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care & Head Start Center Features

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Features
  Computer Use 41,651
  Large Playground 44,084
  Video Use 37,249
Updated 02/13/2017


Religious Affiliation of Child Care Center

DescriptionCount
Religious Affiliation
  7th Day Adventist Schools 20
  Amish/Mennonite 6
  Catholic 673
  Islamic 2
  Jewish 720
  Lutheran 852
  Other Christian 11,922
  Other Religious Affiliation 23
  Protestant 785
Updated 02/13/2017


Organizational Affiliation

DescriptionCount
Organizational Affiliation
  Boys and Girls Club 826
  Salvation Army 146
  YMCA/YWCA 6,920
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care Center Age Range

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Age Range
  0 to 1 Years 45,550
  2 to 4 Years 76,138
  5+ Years 82,688
Updated 02/13/2017


Existence of Age Served - Child Care Centers

DESCRIPTIONCOUNT
Child Care Center Existence of Age Served
  Infant 40,423
  1 Year Olds 45,546
  2 Year Olds 55,774
  3 Year Olds 74,757
  4 Year Olds 74,259
  5 Year Olds 81,482
  6 Year Olds 50,900
  7 Year Olds 44,613
  8 Year Olds 43,951
  9 Year Olds 43,154
  10 Year Olds 42,535
  11 Year Olds 40,738
  12 Year Olds 39,516
  13 Year Olds 5,782
  14 Year Olds 2,232
  15 Year Olds 1,138
  16 Year Olds 741
  17 Year Olds 655
  18 Year Olds 545
  19 Year Olds 58
  20 Year Olds 49
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care Center Location

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Locations
  College Based 1,183
  Employer Sponsored Center 1,584
  Health Club Based 71
  Hospital Based 275
  Housing Project/Homeless Program 335
  Independent Center 50,973
  Military Based 419
  Nursing Home Based 138
  Park/Recreation Center Based 818
  School Based 12,061
  Career and Technical School Based 57
  YMCA/YWCA Based 1,999
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care Center Funding

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Funding
  Head Start Funding 14,279
  State Public Funding 26,315
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care Center Accreditation

DescriptionCount
Child Care Center Accreditation
  Gymnastics and Tumbling 141
  NAEYC 7,242
Updated 02/13/2017


Child Care Center Chains

DescriptionCount
Child Care Chains
  Action Day Primary Plus 11
  Bar-T Kids 33
  Bobbie Noonans Childcare 12
  Bright Beginnings 19
  Bright Horizons Child Care 486
  Brightside Academy 64
  Celebree 23
  Champions 423
  Child Care Network 204
  Child Development Centers 130
  Children of America 64
  Childrens Choice Learning 8
  Childrens Creative Learning Centers 75
  Childrens Discovery 7
  Childrens Friend Inc 1
  Childrens Lighthouse 42
  Childtime Learning Centers 220
  Country Home 10
  Creative World 30
  Creme De La Creme 26
  Discovery Point 47
  Educare 21
  EduKids 14
  For Kids only Afterschool 16
  Gateway Academy 22
  Gingerbread House 66
  Goddard 367
  Hildebrandt 21
  Honey Tree 12
  Kiddie Academy 127
  Kids After Hours 19
  Kids Country Childcare Learning Centers 11
  Kids Quest 19
  Kids R Kids 154
  Kids World 9
  Kindercare 1,334
  Knowledge Beginnings 32
  Knowledge Learning Corp 9
  La Petite 447
  Latchkey Services 22
  Learning Tree 8
  Legacy Academy for Children 12
  Lehigh Valley 23
  Lincoln Marti Schools 29
  Little Red Schoolhouse 1
  Little Scholar 1
  Malvern School 23
  Mary Linsmeier School 13
  Merryhill 17
  Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers 15
  Minnieland Private Day School 56
  New Horizon Child Care 4
  New Morning 21
  Next Generation 11
  Nobel Learning Centers 99
  Peanut Gallery 11
  Cadence Education Inc 47
  Phoenix School 11
  Play and Learn 11
  Playmates 7
  Primrose Schools 293
  Rainbow Academy 0
  Rainbow Child Development 107
  Rogys Learning Place 20
  Sheltering Arms 15
  Stepping Stone School 20
  Sunrise Preschool 25
  Tendercare 22
  The Childrens Courtyard 47
  The Sunshine House 118
  The Learning Experience 130
  Todays Child 18
  Tot Time 4
  Tutor Time Learning 163
  U-Gro Learning 10
  United Families 15
  Youthland Academy 50
Updated 02/13/2017


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