Must be at least 18 and have HS diploma or GED or 1 year experience.
|Age Range||Ratio For Daycare Centers|
|6 weeks||(1:6) Maximum Group Size 12|
|9 months||(1:6) Maximum Group Size 12|
|18 months||(1:8) Maximum Group Size 16|
|27 months||(1:10) Maximum Group Size 20|
|3 years||(1:15) Maximum Group Size 30|
|4 years||(1:18) Maximum Group Size 36|
|5 years||(1:20) Maximum Group Size 40|
|6 years||(1:25) Maximum Group Size 50|
|7 years||(1:25) Maximum Group Size 50|
|8-9 years||(1:25) Maximum Group Size 50|
|10 years or older||(1:25) Maximum Group Size 50|
|Ratio For Family Child Care|
|Number of Children Allowed:||3-6 (up to 12 under13-yrs, if 6 are related toprovider, residents, orchildren for whom nocompensation is received)|
|Maximum Number of Children to One Provider:||3 under 1-yr;6 under 3-yrs;8 under 5-yrs;|
|Provider’s Own Children Counted:||Yes|
|Maximum Number of Infants/Toddlers to One Provider:||3 under 1-yr|
|Large Family Child Care Homes|
|Number of Children Allowed:||7-18|
|Ratio of Children to One Provider:||6:1 for under 1 yr and under 18-mos and not walking8:1 for 1-yr-olds who walk10:1 for 2-yrs15:1 for 3-yrs18:1 for 4-yrs +|
|Provider’s Own Children Counted:||NA|
|*Georgia: In large (“group”) homes mixed age ratios are determined by the age of youngest child under 3; ratios in groups with children over 3 years of age are determined by the age of the majority of children.|
Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
10 Park Place South, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Web site: http://www.decal.state.ga.us/
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