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 June 5, 2020
|Program Type||Total Number of
|Empty Star||1 Star||2 Star||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star||
|Child Care & Preschool Centers||4,523||2,366||5||53||750||1,151||198||47.69%|
|Group Child Care Homes||1,633||902||18||128||518||32||35||44.76%|
|Family Child Care Homes||2,310||1,468||43||183||572||22||22||36.45%|
Total Number of Participating Programs: 3,730
Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,300
*This includes programs and providers that are eligible to participate in Great Start to Quality. As of October 1, 2019, Great Start to Quality includes School Age Only programs.