The Knight School

Chess enrichment activities
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Initial investment
$450 - $25K
Units as of 2023
24 Increase 14.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

About The Knight School

Industry Children's Businesses
Related Categories Children's Enrichment Programs: Miscellaneous, Children's Education/Enrichment
Founded 2007
Parent Company The Knight School America
Leadership David Brooks, Ph.D., Founder
Corporate Address 2612 Vestavia Forest Terrace
Birmingham, AL 35216
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2015 (9 years)
# of employees at HQ 5
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units 24 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

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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 Information Circle
$450
Initial Investment Information Circle
$450 - $25,150
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$5,000 - $10,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$5,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
to 15%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
to 2%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
5 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing The Knight School offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory

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 7 hours
Classroom Training 14 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 0-15
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022