By Carrie Thayer


ONE PARENT SCHOLAR HOUSE EARNS HIGHEST RATING OF FIVE STARS Kentucky All-STARS certification of 5 STARS rigorous standards to achieve.

LEXINGTON, KY. (March 17, 2017) On March 7th, 2017, One Parent Scholar House Child Development Center received a certificate stating their 5 STAR RATING, the highest rating offered, earned through excellent standards met in the Kentucky All STARS Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System. Such a high rating requires meeting rigorous standards of excellence which support the Child Development Center in increasing kindergarten readiness, creating systems of support, providing parent/caregiver assurances of quality, and providing opportunities for collaboration.

Kentucky All STARS is Kentucky’s expanded five-star quality rating and improvement system serving all early-care and education programs including childcare centers, Head Start and public preschool – that receive public funding. The unified system is based on Kentucky’s Early Childhood Standards and research-based indicators of quality. Kentucky All STARS recognizes programs that have made a commitment to continuous quality improvement and provides programs with additional support including training, technical assistance and coaching.

One Parent Scholar House provides single parents with a path out of poverty and abuse by pursuing a college degree. The program empowers single parents in their pursuit of self-sufficiency by providing affordable housing, support services and child development and care for their children while they are in school. One Parent Scholar House parents pass on an appreciation of the value of higher education from one generation to the next, breaking the cycle of poverty.

Find more information on the One Parent Scholar House Child Development Center at and their Facebook page @OneParentScholarHouse.