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Rating system

Three rating structures are used across QIS: (1) a block structure, in which programs must meet all of the quality indicators at one level before achieving the next quality level; (2) a points structure, in which points are allocated to programs depending on which quality indicators they meet, and the total number of points determines their level; and (3) a hybrid structure, which combines a block and points approach in a variety of ways. 

The table shows the number of QIS that have each rating system structure. You can sort each column by clicking the icon to the right of the corresponding column headers. 


The map below depicts the rating system of each QIS. Hover over each state for additional details.