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Licensed programs and providers in Michigan participate in the Great Start to Quality rating process on a voluntary basis. The number of programs and providers who choose to participate and have a published star rating are updated on a monthly basis.

Great Start to Quality Program Participation as of May 1, 2017

Program Type Total Number of Programs Statewide* Empty Star 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
Child Care & Preschool Centers 3,611 1,534 2 47 672 1,231 125
Group Child Care Homes 1,635 988 34 133 426 35 19
Family Child Care Homes 3,171 2,243 86 285 523 22 12
Total Programs 8,417 4,765 122 465 1,621 1,288 156

Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,065

*This includes programs and providers that are eligible to participate in Great Start to Quality. It does not include programs and providers that provide school age services only or those programs not in good standing with licensing.