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 May 1, 2020
|Program Type||Total Number of
|Empty Star||1 Star||2 Star||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star||
|Child Care & Preschool Centers||4,497||2,244||5||56||782||1,202||208||50.10%|
|Group Child Care Homes||1,646||920||22||122||514||32||36||44.11%|
|Family Child Care Homes||2,318||1,492||39||178||564||24||21||35.63%|
Total Number of Participating Programs: 3,805
Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,383
*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.