About this page: BrightStars - Rating system for Rhode Island child care centers and preschools

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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

Our Mission

BrightStars helps families in Rhode Island access QUALITY child care, early learning, and school-age programs.

We help child care providers learn about best practices in early learning and apply them to the care children receive.

We recognize program quality and give parents information to make choices about their children’s care and education.