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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$46K - $63K
Units as of 2021
48 50.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Class 101

Industry
Services (Other)
Related Categories
Miscellaneous Services, Tutoring
Founded
1998
Leadership
Tom Pabin, CEO & Founder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (15 years)
# of employees at HQ
4
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
48 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
245 Regency Cir.
Lexington, KY 40503

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Class 101 franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$32,900
Initial Investment
$45,950 - $63,450
Cash Requirement
$40,000
Veteran Incentives
$2,500 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
8%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
8 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
120 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #67 in 2021

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Updated: February 8th, 2021