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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 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 3,626 1,547 2 49 672 1,220 132
Group Child Care Homes 1,642 984 35 131 437 36 19
Family Child Care Homes 3,167 2,221 87 290 534 23 12
Total Programs 8,435 4,752 124 470 1,647 1,279 163

Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,089

*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.