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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 June 5, 2020

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 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 Programs 8,466 4,736 66 364 1,840 1,205 255

44.06%

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.