Kiddie Academy
#258

Initial Investment

LOW: $413,700
HIGH: $3,568,000

Change in Units

+6.2% +8 UNITS (1 Year)
+7.8% +10 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1981

Franchising Since

1992 (24 Years)

Corporate Address

3415 Box Hill Corporate Center Dr. Abingdon, MD 21009

CEO

Gregory Helwig

Parent Company

Essential Brands

About Kiddie Academy

George and Pauline Miller founded Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Centers in 1981 to provide education-based child care. Kiddie Academy provides its franchisees with curriculum and helps them obtain all the licenses and permits necessary to build and operate the business.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$413,700 - $3,568,000

Net-worth Requirement

$600,000 - $1,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$200,000 - $500,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$120,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Kiddie Academy has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


$25,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 211

Lowest Rank: 497

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Additional Training: Webinars

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 20

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Updated: September 30th, 2015

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