Recognizing and supporting quality early childhood education programs throughout Kentucky.


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 provides programs with additional support including training, technical assistance and coaching. Click here to apply to be rated.


Take a look at how Kentucky All STARS works

Kentucky All STARS Rating Process



Rating Application

Rating System


If you are interested in participating or advancing to a higher level within Kentucky All STARS , or have any additional questions, please call (800) 421-1903 and ask for a member of the Kentucky All STARS Team. 


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