Engineering for Kids

Engineering for Kids

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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$28K - $94K
Units as of 2020
92 35.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

During her 11-year career as a high-school teacher, Dori Roberts started an after-school club to compete in engineering and science-based competitions. The club gained 180 student members and won multiple state championships, and its success inspired Roberts to leave the teaching profession and develop the program into a business. The result was Engineering for Kids, which offers science, technology, engineering and math workshops for ages 4 to 14 through after-school programs, evening classes, field trips, parties and more.

About Engineering for Kids

Founded
2009
Leadership
Dori Roberts, Founder & CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (10 years)
# of employees at HQ
5
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
92 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1320 Central Park Blvd., #201
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Engineering for Kids 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
$11,250 - $22,500
Initial Investment
$28,050 - $94,250
Veteran Incentives
10% off $22,500 (full-territory) franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7-5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
7 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

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

Third Party Financing
Engineering for Kids has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

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

Classroom Training
62+ hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Website Development

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
5
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021