*Head Start & NAEYC-Accredited Programs can currently apply for ratings now if seeking a Star Rating 3* For more information on our waiver process, click here.



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The New Jersey Center for Quality Ratings recognizes the commitment towards quality that all early child care programs enrolled in the Grow NJ Kids QRIS strive towards. The New Jersey Center for Quality Ratings at WPU is the rating partner of Grow NJ Kids and is funded by the NJ Department of Education/Department of Human Services, with initial funding through the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant.

         Our website will provide you with information and resources to help guide you each step of the way as you prepare for your onsite rating visit from the New Jersey Center for Quality Ratings.


"Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives."
-William A. Foster