Great Start to Quality Participation Data

a group of African-American preschoolers sitting on the floor while a teacher reads them a book. The front girl points at the book

Licensed programs and providers in Michigan participate in Great Start to Quality’s quality process on a voluntary basis. The number of programs who choose to participate and have a Quality Level are updated on a monthly basis.

Great Start to Quality Program Participation as of April 1, 2024

Early Childhood Program TypeEligible Programs StatewideMaintaining Health and SafetyReflecting on QualityEnhancing QualityEnhancing Quality – ValidatedDemonstrating QualityTotal in QI Process
Child Care & Preschool Centers4088156035996693326661.84%
Group Child Care Homes1457
Family Child Care Homes19451205145527433038.05%
Tribal Program137212146.15%
Tribal Home2200000.00%
Out-of-School Time50142321406815.97%
Total Programs:80063942648203298040450.76%
Total Percentages:100%49.24%8.09%25.38%12.24%5.05% 

Total Number of Participating Programs: 4,064
Total Number of Programs in Enhancing Quality or Higher: 3