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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 2, 2018

Program Type Total Number of
Programs Statewide*
Empty Star 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star

Published 
1 to 5 Stars

Child Care & Preschool Centers 3,477 1,299 1 36 688 1,271 182 62.64%
Group Child Care Homes 1,602 893 37 123 489 30 30 49.13%
Family Child Care Homes 2,889 1,873 91 302 577 29 17 35.17%
Total Programs 7,968 4,065 129 461 1,754 1,330 229

49.00%

Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,313

*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.