What is ABC Quality?
Within Levels A and B, highest performing providers are recognized by A+ and B+ designations. At each level, programs receive regular on-site reviews to measure performance on the program standards for that level.
P = pending
Programs that have received a P rating are enrolled in ABC Quality and are waiting for their quality level to be assigned.
Programs are graded based on the elements below. The total score of the combined elements will determine the final rating.
Program Administration and Structure
- Organizational Structure
- Program Operations
- Policy and Procedures Relating to the Care of Children
Staff Education and Professional Development
- Education - Program Leadership / Administrators
- Education - Teachers
- On-going Professional Development
- Nutritional Meal Planning and Policy
- Child Observation, Screening and Referrals
- Physical Fitness
- Mental Health
Family and Community Partnership
- Family Partnership and Engagement
- Communication with Family
- Cultural Competence
Intentional Teaching Practices
- Responsive and Sensitive Care
- Language and Communication
- Early Learning
Adult to Child Ratios