Industry: 8351—Child Day Care Services
Establishments primarily engaged in the care of infants or children, or in providing prekindergarten education, where medical care or delinquency correction is not a major element. These establishments may or may not have substantial educational programs. These establishments generally care for prekindergarten or preschool children, but may care for older children when they are not in school. Establishments providing babysitting services are classified in Industry 7299. Head Start centers operating in conjunction with elementary schools are classified in Industry 8211.

Child care centersHead Start centers, except in conjunction with schools
Day care centers, childNursery schools
Group day care centers, childPreschool centers
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
8351Child Day Care Services112,052
835100Child day care services83,147
83510000Child day care services83,147
835199Child day care services, nec28,905
83519901Group day care center8,856
83519902Head Start center, except in conjunction with school2,853
83519903Montessori child development center2,776
83519904Nursery school2,052
83519905Preschool center12,368