Delaware Stars promotes high-quality early learning for young children and sets the Stars quality rating that guides families seeking the best program for their child.
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Delaware Stars Program

Delaware Stars promotes high quality early learning for young children and sets the Stars quality rating that guides families seeking the best program for their child.

Programs that join Delaware Stars are committed to program quality and providing the best early learning experiences for your young child.

Delaware Stars helps early learning programs shine in quality and helps programs that join Stars let families and the communities they serve know about their commitment to high quality early learning for young children. Through Stars, programs prepare young children for success in school and in life!

Programs can achieve up to 5 stars as they commit to, improve and maintain quality.

Looking to Delaware Stars is a great way to find the best quality child care near your home of place of work.

No matter what type of program you decide is best for your child, you can find a Delaware Stars program near you!

Center and School-Based Programs

This type of early education and care is delivered in a community or school based setting.

Types of Center and School-Based Programs

Center or School-based early education and care programs can serve children of infant, toddler or preschool age, and include Head Start programs.

The definitions of the age groups are as follows:

Infants: birth up to 15 months
Toddler: at least 15 months but younger than two years and nine months
PreSchool: at least two years and nine months up to Kindergarten

Family-based Programs:

Family based programs are provided in an in-home setting and serve anywhere from 1 to 12 children.

Enter an address to find Delaware Stars programs near where you want your child to be!

Delaware Office of Early Learning
820 North French Street, 5th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-5300