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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 March 31, 2017

Program Type Total Number of Programs Statewide* Empty Star 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
Child Care & Preschool Centers 3,595 1,534 2 44 665 1,226 124
Group Child Care Homes 1,648 1,018 33 129 413 36 19
Family Child Care Homes 3,188 2,281 85 281 505 24 12
Total Programs 8,431 4,833 120 454 1,583 1,286 155

Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,024

*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.