Class Ratios

HSE Adult; Child Ratios

Breakdown of Required Ratios

The ratios below relate to Sessional Services (up to 3.5 hours per day):

 

0 – 1 year of age               1 adult : 3 children

1 – 2.5 years of age          1 adult : 5 children

2.5 – 6 years of age          1 adult : 11 children

6 – 12 years of age           1 adult : 12 children

The ratios below relate to full time (5+ hours per day) and Part time (3.5 hours – 5 hours per day) services:

0 – 1 year of age               1 adult : 3 children

1 – 2 years of age             1 adult : 5 children

2 – 3 years of age             1 adult : 6 children

3 – 6 years of age             1 adult : 8 children