Maryland EXCELS Participation Data

As of October 2018, 54% of licensed child care and early education programs throughout Maryland are participating in Maryland EXCELS.

That’s 4,497 providers in total!

As a Maryland EXCELS participant, you’re part of a community of distinguished, high-quality child care and early education programs. The benefits of belonging to and participating in this community can prepare your program for even more growth and success.

Among all eligible programs,
  • 72% of Child Care Centers (including School-Age Programs),
  • 40% of Family Child Care Homes (including Large Family Child Care Homes), and
  • 16% of Public Prekindergarten programs are Maryland EXCELS participants.

Number of Providers With a Published Maryland EXCELS Quality Rating:

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