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Licensing Information

State of Ohio Licensing Statement 

Creative Minds Learning Center LLC is licensed to operate legally by the State of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  The rules and regulations are available upon request.  The Center’s licensing record for the current and past two licensing periods is posted on the Centers bulletin board located in the receptionist area and available upon request from the Center Director.  The licensing record of Creative Minds Learning Center LLC, including compliance reports forms, complaint investigation reports, health and fire evaluation are also available upon request from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, 50 W. Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, 1-800-627-8133, and on-line at http://jfs.ohio.gov/cdc/childcare.stm.

Licensing Staff to Child Ratio

The numbers and ages of children we are authorized to serve are on the license posted on the bulletin board in the reception area of the Center.  The phone number for licensing information is also posted in the reception area

The State License and Step-Up-TO-Quality determines the maximum teacher/child ratios to be maintained for each of the age groups as follows:

There shall be at least one child-care staff member caring for.

  1. Every five infants (State Licensing) and every 4 infants (Step-Up-To-Quality) who are less than twelve months old.  Infants cared for in the same room may total twelve (State Licensing) or total 8 (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  2. Every six infants (State Licensing) and every four infants (Step-Up-To-Quality) who are at least twelve months old, but less than eighteen months old. Infants cared for in the same room may total twelve (State Licensing) and total eight (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  3. Every seven toddlers (State Licensing) and six (Step-Up-To-Quality) who are least eighteen months old, but less than thirty months old.   Toddlers cared for in the same room may total fourteen (State Licensing) and twelve (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  4. Every eight (State Licensing) and six (Step-Up-To-Quality) toddlers who are at least thirty months old, but less than three years old.  Toddlers cared for in the same room may total sixteen (State Licensing) and twelve (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  5. Every twelve (State Licensing) and ten (Step-Up-To-Quality) preschool children who are three to five years old.  Preschool children cared for in the same room may total twenty-four (State Licensing) and twenty (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  6. Every fourteen (State Licensing) and twelve (Step-Up-To-Quality) preschool children who are four years old or five years old, and who are not school children.  Preschool children cared for in the same room may total twenty-eight (State Licensing) and twenty-four (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  7. Every eighteen (State Licensing) and fifteen (Step-Up-To-Quality) school age children who are kindergarten and in school through fourteen years old.    School age children cared for in the same room may total thirty-six (State Licensing) and thirty (Step-Up-To-Quality) with two child care staff members.
  8. Every twenty (State Licensing) school age children who are eleven years old through fourteen years old.  School age children cared for in the same room may total forty (State Licensing) with two child care staff members.