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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 July 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 3,610 1,523 2 43 667 1,234 141
Group Child Care Homes 1,630 973 34 132 438 33 20
Family Child Care Homes 3,147 2,207 83 287 533 24 13
Total Programs 8,387 4,703 119 462 1,638 1,291 174

Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,103

*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.