Information for Parents about Vista CA Child Care

Selecting Local Vista Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Vista CA encourage you to visit the preschool by scheduling a tour. Prepare a list of questions ahead of time and include items such as: philosophy and learning approach, classroom size, hours and schedules, admissions process, meals provided, parent participation requirements, daycare program information, fees and tuition. If the child care in Vista CA already has a 2-page profile with ChildCare Smiles then you will be able to review and print most of this information ahead of time, including preschool photos. This will then enable you to focus on the visual aspects, interactions with the Director and teachers, and general feelings about the daycare when you visit. An important consideration when visiting a Vista child care facility is to ensure that your child will be receiving a well-organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, safe and clean environment, and teachers who are experienced and ideally have long tenure. When you visit a Vista child care center don't forget to take your child with you and observe how he/she reacts in this new environment. Also, take the time to observe how the other children interact with each other and the teachers. A happy school is a healthy school for daycare children and staff at Vista daycare centers. Daycare facilities are noisy, high energy places and a typical day requires a child to be at 100% capacity. When children are not feeling well and struggling to keep up, the school environment can be overwhelming for them. For this reason, centers that provide child care in Vista CA will have guidelines for parents to follow in determining if a child is too sick for school. In the event that your child becomes ill, Vista childcare centers will require you or your designated emergency contacts to pick up your child within a specified time period e.g. 30 minutes. Although daycare centers in Vista CA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Vista daycare centers also recommend that if your child is ill, then please keep them home until they are no longer contagious and are able to actively participate at school, inside and out.
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Sally's Dayschool 
(760) 295-0458
2114 Fiori Drive, Vista, CA  92084
When considering child care in Vista, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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St. Francis Preschool 
(760) 630-7964
525 W. Vista Way, Vista, CA  92083
Many Vista child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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Vista Valley Day School 
(760) 941-1116
755 Escondido Avenue, Vista, CA  92084
For low income families looking for child care in Vista there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Caring Community Montessori Pre School 
(760) 727-5465
390 Mimosa Avenue, Vista, CA  92081
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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Children's Paradise Clubhouse 
(760) 724-1301
835 Williamston Street, Vista, CA  92084
Infant child care in Vista can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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Children's Paradise Preschool & Infant Center 
(760) 724-5600
145 N Melrose Dr # 100, Vista, CA  92084
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Vista child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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All Saints' Preschool 
(760) 945-6908
651 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista, CA  92084
Many providers of child care in Vista offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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Precious Lil' Ones Academy 
(760) 598-6637
1680 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA  92081
For low income families looking for child care in Vista there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Lambs of Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center 
(760) 724-7700
700 E. Bobier Drive, Vista, CA  92084
Before visiting a Vista child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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Memorial Christian School & Stepping Out Preschool 
(760) 941-1590
1830 Anna Lane, Vista, CA  92083
Childcare programs in Vista are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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The Learning Village 
(760) 945-9222
777 Taylor Street, Vista, CA  92084
If you are a busy working parent, there are many local facilities that provide after school programs for school age children. These programs include help with homework, healthy snacks, indoor enrichment and physical activities. ...
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Noah's Ark Learning Center 
(760) 724-5445
1410 Foothill Drive, Vista, CA  92084
Before visiting a Vista child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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