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 November 1, 2023

Early Childhood Program TypeEligible Programs StatewideMaintaining Health and SafetyReflecting on QualityEnhancing QualityEnhancing Quality – ValidatedDemonstrating QualityTotal in QI Process
Child Care & Preschool Centers4032159024593799726360.57%
Group Child Care Homes1460
Family Child Care Homes19351162156559312739.95%
Tribal Program137014146.15%
Tribal Home2200000.00%
Out-of-School Time49142715347813.03%
Total Programs:793339335272046107235550.43%
Total Percentages:100%49.58%6.64%25.79%13.51%4.47% 

Total Number of Participating Programs: 4,000
Total Number of Programs in Enhancing Quality or Higher: 3

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