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Goddard Systems Inc.
#77 Franchise 500| Preschool/educational childcare

Goddard Systems Inc.
Preschool/educational childcare

About
Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1988 (30 Years)

Corporate Address

1016 W. Ninth Ave., #140
King of Prussia, PA 19406

CEO

Joseph Schumacher

Parent Company

Wind River Holdings

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$619,900 - $760,600

Net-worth Requirement

$750,000 - $2,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$135,000 - $135,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

4%

Financing Options

Goddard Systems Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$20,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

400 hours

Classroom Training:

92 hours

Additional Training:

IACET training for teachers & directors

Number of Employees Required to Run:

25

Goddard Systems Inc. is ranked #77 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
The Goddard School offers year-round programs for children from six weeks to six years old including after-school enrichment and summer programs.

Goddard Systems Inc. (GSI) is the franchisor of The Goddard School. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, GSI currently has franchises throughout the United States. Each school is a licensed childcare facility with an on-site owner, an Education Director and a faculty trained in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Development. GSI provides continuing education for all teachers as well as a corporate Quality Assurance program.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $619,900 High - $760,600
Units
+3.1%+14 UNITS (1 Year) +9.4%+40 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: May 24th, 2018