Campbell Child and Family Center - Group Size & Ratio

Group Size and Ratio

Children ages 6 months (beginning fall of 2019) to five years are accepted for enrollment at the Campbell Center.

In addition to abiding by Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care Licensure, Campbell Child and Family Center prefers to follow the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Best Practices ratios per classroom:

  • Teddy Bear Classroom, 6 mo-18 mo, 6 children capacity with 1:3 ratio (teacher:child),
  • Caterpillar classroom, 12 mo- 2 yr, 10 children capacity with 1:4 ratio, 
  • Tadpole classroom,2 yr-3 yr 12 children capacity with 1:6 ratio,
  • Lightning Bugs 3 yr-4yr, &  Rainbow Fish, 4 yr-5yr, classrooms, 16 children capacity with 1:8 ratio.

Our maximum ratios are based on this table from the Colorado Shines website:
Child Care Licensing and Administration, Rules and Regulations, Rule Number 7.702.45.A.12