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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 February 1, 2017

Program Type Total Number of Programs Statewide* Empty Star 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
Child Care & Preschool Centers 3,561 1,543 3 36 652 1,198 129
Group Child Care Homes 1,650 1,062 29 114 388 39 18
Family Child Care Homes 3,223 2,394 70 254 470 23 12
Total Programs 8,434 4,999 102 404 1,510 1,260 159

Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 2,929

*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.