Kentucky’s Quality Rating System

What Kentucky All STARS Is All About

Kentucky All STARS is Kentucky’s expanded five-star quality rating and improvement system serving all early care and education programs – including childcare centers, Head Start, and public preschool – that receive public funding. The unified system is based on Kentucky’s Early Childhood Standards and research-based indicators of quality.

Kentucky All STARS recognizes programs that have made a commitment to continuous quality improvement and provide programs with additional support including training, technical assistance, and coaching.