Must be at least 18 and have a high school education or equivalent. If working with an infant/toddler group, must be at least 21 and have a high school education or equivalent, and 1 year experience.
|Age Range||Ratio For Daycare Centers|
|6 years and up||(1:20)|
|Age Range||Ratio For Family Child Care|
|Birth to 24 months||(1:6) [two of the 6 children must be at least 16 months and walking. Otherwise the ratio is 1:4]|
|Birth to 6 years||(1:10) [No more than 3 of the 10 children may be under sixteen months of age and must be walking]|
|All ages||(1:12) [the maximum capacity in a child care home is 1:12 plus 3 children during the school year who are enrolled at least in Grade 1]|
Indiana Family & Social Services Administration
Division of Family and Children
Bureau of Child Development – Licensing Section
402 W. Washington Street, Room W-386
Indianapolis, IN 46204
For center-based child-care call:
For Family Child Care call:
Phone: 317-232-4521 or 317-234-2100
Web site: http://www.in.gov/fssa/2552.htm
Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children – Indians AEYC
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