Quality Start Louisiana


You've given them the sun and the moon. Now give them the stars.

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How Are Quality Start Child Care Centers Rated?
Quality Start rates child care centers on a scale from 1 to 5 stars:
  • 1 STAR - This means that the center has met the higher standards of the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section.
  • 2 STARS - A two-star rating is given when the center has received additional specialized training.
  • 3-5 STARS - The three to five star rating indicates the center provides quality child care based on staff qualifications and the Environment Rating Scales (ERS).
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