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 March 1, 2020
|Program Type||Total Number of
|Empty Star||1 Star||2 Star||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star||
|Child Care & Preschool Centers||4,518||2,259||2||43||757||1,236||221||50.00%|
|Group Child Care Homes||1,655||924||23||123||516||33||36||44.17%|
|Family Child Care Homes||2,356||1,520||38||177||574||26||21||35.48%|
Total Number of Participating Programs: 3,826
Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,420
*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.