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 January 1, 2019
|Program Type||Total Number of
|Empty Star||1 Star||2 Star||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star||
|Child Care & Preschool Centers||3,659||1,410||1||35||724||1,304||185||61.46%|
|Group Child Care Homes||1,675||914||41||130||530||24||36||45.43%|
|Family Child Care Homes||2,507||1,539||69||254||598||27||20||38.62%|
Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,448
*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.