What are the top five biggest child care centers in Hamilton County?

What are the top five biggest child care centers in Hamilton County?

November 29th, 2011 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Staff Photo by Allison Kwesell Asziauna Berry, 4, right, pretends to make coffee at Human Services Childcare. The Chattanooga Human Services Program has earned its accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals.

The biggest child care centers in Hamilton County, as measured by the licensed capacity of each facility:

1 Children's Home Extended Early Childhood, 415 Gillespie Road, providing early childhood care and before- and afterschool care. Licensed for 380.

2 21st Century #3, 3315 12th Ave., providing early childhood care and before- and afterschool care. Licensed for 336.

3 Kandy Kastle 2nd Generation, 7 N. Tuxedo Ave. and 1119 Gillespie Road, providing early childhood care and before- and afterschool care. Centers licensed for 299.

4 Kids R Kids, 6863 Big Ridge Road in Hixson, providing early childhood care and before- and afterschool care. Licensed capacity of 250.

5 Candy World Day Care & Learning Center, 1605 E. 12th St., providing early childhood care and before- and afterschool care. Licensed for 234.

Source: Tennessee Department of Human Services, Child Care Services division.