Step Up To Quality

Holy Family Daycare is proud to be a 5-STAR Step Up To Quality center!

What is Step Up To Quality?

Step Up To Quality is a quality rating and improvement system for early learning and development programs. Programs can earn a 1-, 2-, 3-, 4- or 5-Star Rating by meeting Ohio's quality program standards.

Step Up To Quality Means:
  • Highly trained teachers
  • Development of school readiness skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Focus on family engagement
What You Receive From 5 STAR Programs:
  • Administrators and teachers hold higher education qualifications compared to lesser programs
  • Administrators and teachers demonstrate the value of ongoing professional development by completing more than the required 20 hours of specialized training every two years.
  • The needs, interests and abilities of children are the basis for developing experiences and activities.
  • Teachers use child assessment results to plan activities and make changes to their classroom to best support learning and development goals for each child.
  • Program has an active and organized parent volunteer group.
  • Families and community partners' input is used to inform the program's continuous improvement process.
  • Programs work collaboratively with families to share assessment results, create goals for children and develop plans to support children as they transition to a new classroom or educational setting.
  • Programs work collaboratively with families to share assessment results, create goals for children and develop plans to support children as they transition to a new classroom or educational setting.
  • Lower Teacher/Child Ratios.
  • Program is accredited by an approved organization.


To download the parent brochure, click here.
For more information on Step Up To Quality, click here.