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, 2020
|Program Type||Total Number of
|Empty Star||1 Star||2 Star||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star||
|Child Care & Preschool Centers||4,512||2,173||2||39||739||1,322||237||51.84%|
|Group Child Care Homes||1,664||892||30||129||540||34||39||46.39%|
|Family Child Care Homes||2,403||1,491||50||197||610||31||24||37.95%|
Total Number of Participating Programs: 4,023
Total Number of 3, 4 and 5 Star Programs: 3,576
*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.